Zamfara state Governor quits

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Senator Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State says he has dropped his duty as Chief Security Officer of the state as he had no influence over the security apparatus in the state.

Addressing newsmen in Talata-Mafara after the EID Mubarak petitions today June fifteenth, the senator said his choice was a result of the appearing weakness of the state government and the general population over repeating killings in the state. Zamfara has seen various demise because of ethnic conflicts and cow rustlers.

“We have been confronting genuine security challenges throughout the years, however despite being Governor and Chief Security Officer of the state, I can’t direct security officers on what to do nor reprimand them when they fail. As Chief Security Officer, the terminology is only a name,” he said.

The Governor regretted that it was crippling that killings in the state had proceeded regardless of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to security organizations to end the unremitting phlebotomy the nation over. As indicated by the Governor, since the president’s request, the killings have not ceased. In seven days there were assaults in this state which asserted more than 30 lives.

He said that the state government was spending enormous measure of its assets on security however without much of any resultI

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