The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has suspended the Emir of Birnin ‘Yandoto of Tsafe Local Government Area, Alhaji Aliyu Marafa, for conferring a chieftaincy title on a banditry kingpin, Ado Alero.
Ado Alero was turbaned as the Sarkin Fulani by the emir on Saturday.
In a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Kabiru Balarabe Sardauna, the government distanced itself from all the processes and announced the suspension of the emir with immediate effect.
The government stated that it has assigned the District Head of ‘Yandoto, Alh. Mahe Garba Marafa, to take charge of the affairs of the emirate.