Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has warned members of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) and members of other parties to desist from defaming him or go to jail.
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He said this on Wednesday while addressing thousands who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his party, in Gusau, the state capital.
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“If you know that you cannot defend what you say, you better stop defaming other people’s character because I will order the arrest of whoever is caught doing that and he will go to jail,” he said.
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Matawalle said politicians who resort to hate speech for political gains would be dealt with. He warned them not to undermine his administration’s security administration.