Zamfara Governor Accuses Predecessor Of Sabotaging Security

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The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Thursday accused his predecessor, Abdulaziz Yari, of sabotaging the security of the state whenever he visited the state.

The governor made the allegation in a statement by his spokesperson, Yusuf Idris.

He said Mr Yari and his supporters were envious of the relative peace in the state since the ceasefire agreement Mr Matawalle reached with armed bandits who were behind the spree of kidnappings under the previous administration.

“The former governor Abdulaziz Yari is not happy with the peace so far recorded by the present administration and is instigating his boys against the security development,” Mr Idris quoted the governor as saying in the statement.

He said Mr Yari visited the state three times since he left office in May, and that each visit was followed by a security breach.

He said the disruptions were too much of a coincidence and blamed them on the unlawful gathering that the former governor always organised.

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