Governor Bello Matawalle of zamfara state has approve the suspension of Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for alleged involvement in the escalating rate of banditry attacks in his emirate.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Acting Secretary to the State government Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe and made available to newsmen in Gusau.
The statement added that, a 9 man committee has been constituted to investigate the allegation under the chairmanship of the former Deputy Governor of the state Ibrahim Wakkala Muhammad and other top government officials including representatives of Security agencies.
According to the statement, the committee is expected to submit its report within 3 weeks.
According to the statement, Alhaju Bello Suleiman (Bunun kanwa) is to take charge the affairs of the Emirate immediately.