Zamfara Assembly suspends lawmakers for ‘celebrating’ abduction of Speaker’s father

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The Zamfara Asembly spokesperson says the two members had been ‘celebrating’ when the speaker’s father and other family had been kidnapped

The Zamfara Explain Condominium of Assembly has suspended two members for 3 months for allegedly celebrating the kidnapping of the daddy of the Speaker of the Assembly by bandits.

The 2 suspended lawmakers are Ibrahim Tudu-Tukur (Bakura) and Yusuf Anka (Anka).

The spokesperson of the Condominium, Mustapha Jaafar, confirmed the suspension to Top price Cases.

He mentioned the members had been suspended for “celebrating when the speaker’s father and other family had been kidnapped”.

The Speaker’s family had been kidnapped in September at his country home in Magarya.

Whereas others had been unprejudiced nowadays released, his father is believed to agree with died in the fingers of the bandits, aides of the Speaker had suggested Top price Cases.

“They’re to seem sooner than the home committee on ethics and privileges in conjuction with safety agencies that are assigned by law to study them,” Mr Jaafar mentioned.

Mr Jaafar mentioned a member of the Condominium, Yusuf Kanoma, raised the tell on the plenary on Tuesday, alleging that the two lawmakers “had been suspected by members of the public of assisting bandits”.

“Kanoma further alleged that everyone via the kidnap saga of the daddy of the Speaker, slow Alhaji Mu’azu Abubakar Magarya, in explicit Yusuf Muhammad Anka and Ibrahim T Tukur Bakura had been mentioned to had been jubilating over the tell.

Top price Cases might well well no longer reach the two suspended lawmakers or Mr Kanoma for their comments on the story as telecommunications providers had been decrease in Zamfara as a consequence of ongoing militia operations to flush out bandits.

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The 2 local executive areas the lawmakers signify are among the many hardest hits by bandits’ attacks and kidnappings.

Meanwhile, a member of the Condominium who requested to no longer be named because he became no longer accepted to talk to journalists suggested Top price Cases Tuesday evening that the Condominium wouldn’t shield any of its members came upon wanted.


“On the present time’s sitting started with the Speaker swearing with the Holy Quran to distance himself from bandits’ actions in the direct. He became unruffled visibly panicked by his father’s dying,” he mentioned.

He added that the two lawmakers had been suspended as a consequence of their “alleged closeness to bandits of their areas”.

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