Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has said that155 people have been killed by bandits in less than a month in the state.
Mr. Yari disclosed this on Monday in a state-wide broadcast on the security challenges facing the state.
He also said that over 50 persons had been kidnapped during the period.
He explained that 53 people were killed in Shinkafi Local Government Area; 50 in Maru Local Government Area; 37 in Maradun Local Government Area and 15 in Zurmi Local Government Area.
Embattled Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has finally escaped impeachment by members of the state House of Assembly, following the intervention of traditional rulers and other stakeholders.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after a reconciliation meeting, which lasted for 20 minutes yesterday, the governor said: “We met and resolved our misunderstandings. The cordial relationship between the integral arms has returned.”
The meeting was attended by all the emirs of the state and presided over by the state Chairman of All Progressives Congress, […]
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara said the grievances of the state legislature, which led to impeachment process against him were personal, selfish and against public interest.
Yari made the remark while fielding questions from journalists on Saturday in Gusau.
“There has never been any bill brought to me by the House of Assembly that l did not assent to nor have l ever spent money without their approval,” he said.
He said that the lawmakers’ claim that he had refused to see them […]