Yobe state governor suspends monarch for allegedly defiling 6-year-old boy in Yobe


The suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward  Lawan Mari has been ordered by the Executive Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni for allegedly defiling a six year old boy.

In a statement released by the state’s commissioner for information, home affairs and culture, Abdullahi Bego; the Governor has directed swift action against the district head.

The Statement reads thus;

His Excellency has directed that appropriate administrative and legal measures be taken swiftly to investigate and prosecute the matter.

Consequently, the traditional ruler involved has been suspended indefinitely from his position as ward head of Fannami Ward, Gashu’a pending the outcome of police investigation into the matter.

A letter to that effect has already been served the ward head by Bade Local Government Council.”

As directed, a letter of suspension has already been issued to the district head.



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