News Zamfara governor appoints army officer as new Kaura emir

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Zamfara governor appoints army officer as new Kaura emir

News Zamfara governor appoints army officer as new Kaura emir
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has approved the appointment of Sanusi Mohammed as the new Emir of Kaura Namoda.

This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by Zailani Bappa, his Special Adviser on Media.

Mohammed succeeds the late Emir, Alhaji Mohamned Ahmed Asha who passed away a few days ago.

The state government disclosed that coronavirus caused the death.

Until his appointment, 40-year-old Mohammed was a serving Major in the Nigerian Army.

His selection as new monarch followed a recommendation from the Kaura Namoda Traditional Council as enshrined in the selection procedure.

“While praying, once again for the repose of the deceased Emir, Governor Matawalle wishes the new Emir a successful reign”, the statement added.

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