The Zamfara State Government has suspended the Emir of Birnin Yandoto in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state, Garba Marafa, for turbaning a ‘repentant’ bandit, Ada Aleru.
On Saturday, Marafa turbanned the notorious bandit as Sarkin Fulani with many Nigerians condemning such move.
In a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the government said it has approved the appointment of a committee to investigate the circumstances leading to the action of the emir.
“The composition of the committee is as follows: Hon Yahaya Chado Gora, Chairman; Hon. Yahaya Mohd Kanoma; member, Muhd Umar B/Magaji; Lawal Abubakar Zannah, Isa Muhd Moriki (Rtd P/Sec), Musa Garba, Secretary.
“In the meantime, Alhaji Mahe Garba Marafa, who is the District Head of Yandoto is hereby assigned to take charge of the affairs of the emirate.”