Removal Of Deputy Governor: Bukola Saraki Warned To Steer Clear Of Zamfara Politics

Removal Of Deputy Governor: Bukola Saraki Warned To Steer Clear Of Zamfara Politics

From Ahmad Ibrahim Gusau

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki should clearly steer clear from Zamfara politics especially as regards his comments on the recent impeachment of the state former Deputy Governor, Mahdi Ali Gusau whose removal followed his gross abuse of office.

In a statement signed by Senator Hassan Lawal Dan-iya Senator representing Zamfara West Senatorial District made available to newsmen that Saraki who is completely ignorant of happenings in Zamfara should know that Zamfara is not Kwara, and therefore not meddle in their affairs by feeding falsehood on many Nigerians on the removal of the state’s Deputy Governor by saying due process was not followed.

As a former lawmaker, Bukola who is now known for destroying the decades of the Saraki political dynasty especially in Kwara state and Nigeria in general, should have said what due process was missed in the process, from the charges to how the state House of Assembly impecably handled the matter to the investigation of the legal committee set up by the state Chief Judge to submission of the report and then the impeachment.

Mr. Bukola is absolutely wrong and Zamfara will not accept anyone within and outside, making any attempt to bring us on collision course when we have already moved on positively.

Note that the PDP having been pained by the defection of our dear governor, His Excellency Bello Mohammed Matawalle MON from the PDP to the APC last year, went to court asking the judiciary to remove the governor from office. Then the issues of freedom of association and the constitutional right of Matawalle to defect to another party of his choice were thrown to the wolves and did not matter until now that Saraki, a presidential aspirant of the PDP, while wanting to cause problem in Zamfara, that he is trying to use such rights and privileges against the state of Zamfara.

It must also be noted that, Mahdi’s refusal to join his boss to the APC was his personal choice and not even an issue, because while the governor was moving to the APC, he never asked his deputy to do so rather, he assured that they will continue working for the growth, development and progress of Zamfara even as members of different political parties.

Therefore Bukola should carry his meddlesomeness elsewhere because he cannot change where fate has put us at the moment. As Muslims, this is our strongest belief. 


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