The Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Birnin ‘Yandoto of Tsafe Local Government Area, Aliyu Marafa.
The traditional ruler was sanctioned for conferring a chieftaincy title to a repentant “notorious bandit leader”.
Kabiru Sardauna, Secretary to the State Government announced the suspension in a statement on Sunday.
The turbaning of Aleru as Sarkin Fulani (Chief of Fulani) of Yandoto Emirate by the Emit of Yandoto.
Photographs of the ceremony, which was attended by bandits who rode on motorbikes, amidst outrage among Nigerians.
In Marafa’s sted, by the Governor Matawalle who had named a Committee to investigate the circumstances leading to the action of the Emir,
Yahaya Goro and Musa Garba wete named Chairman and Secretary of the Committee, which Yahay Kanoma, Muhammed Magaji, Lawal Zannah, Isa Moriki are to serve as members, according to the statement.
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