Kaduna: Zazzau Emirate Council suspends district head

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By John Gabriel

The Zazzau Emirate Council has slammed indefinite suspension on the district head, Marafan Yamman Zazzau, Alhaji Mustapha Adamu Ubaidu, for alleged violation of ethics and taking the law into his hands.

A statement by the media and publicity aide to the Emir of Zazzau, Abdullahi Aliyu Kwarbai, said the decision to suspend the district head, was was taken at the Emirate Council’s meeting on Monday.

It added that the council had also received and deliberated on a number of complaints from residents of Anguwar Magajiya in Zaria city, adding that “in view of these, the Zazzau Emirate Council has immediately suspended Alhaji Mustapha Adamu Ubaidu, Marafan Yamman Zazzau from his traditional title indefinitely.”

It further added that the suspended traditional title holder had handed down a judgement for an offence alleged to have been committed by one Yusuf Yahaya Sabo of Anguwar Magajiya without any legal prosecution.

It said the council found he exceeded his traditional and constitutional mandate by taking law into his hands, just as the release warned all district, village and ward heads as well as all traditional title holders in the emirate to desist from violating code of ethics and taking the laws into their hands.

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