The emir of Emir of Dansadau and the District Head of Nasarawa Mailayi have both been suspended by Governor Matawalle.
Glamtush reports that Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Tuesday approved the suspension of Hussaini Umar, the Emir of Dansadau, as well as the District Head of Nasarawa Mailayi, Bello Wakkala, with immediate effect.
The suspension was contained in a statement issued by Malam Zailani Bappa, the Special Adviser to Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, in Gusau, the state capital.
Matawalle also directed the District Head of Dansadau, Alhaji Nasiru Muhammad Kudu, to oversee the affairs in Dansadau emirate.
The Governor further approved the constitution of a high-powered committee to investigate the activities of the suspended traditional rulers.
The committee members are retired DIG Mohohammed Tsafe, Chairman; Yusuf Kanoma, representing Maru North; and Ibrahim Tukur, representing Bakura constituency in the state assembly.
Other members are Sheikhs Ahmad Kanoma, Abdullahi Dalla, Kabir Maru, while Mr Abdurrashid Haruna will serve as secretary.
Matawalle reiterated that the order given to security agencies to effectively implement the presidential order to shoot any bandit, person or group caught with guns is still in place.