Governor Yari Resign – nairalovers

Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State said he had dropped his
responsibility as Chief Security Officer of the state as he had no
control over security machinery in the state.
Speaking to newsmen in Talata-Mafara on Friday, Yari said that
his decision stemmed from the seeming helplessness of the state
government and the people over recurring killings in the state.
He deplored the prevailing situation where as the chief security
officer of the state, he could not take decisions on strategies for
protecting the state and its people, and had it implemented.
“We have been facing serious security challenges over the years,
but in spite of being governor and Chief Security Officer of the
state, I cannot direct security officers on what to do nor sanction
them when they err.
“As Chief Security Officer, the nomenclature in just a name,” he
The governor lamented that it was disheartening that killings in the
state had continued in spite of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s
order to security agencies to end the incessant blood-letting
across the country.
According to him, since the president’s order, the killings have not
stopped. In a week there were attacks in this state which claimed
over 30 lives.
He said that the state government was spending huge amount of
its resources on security but to no avail.
Yari, therefore, urged people of the state to be more faithful to God
and embark on special prayers over the challenges facing the
He also appealed to them to be patient and continue to cooperate
with the government and security agencies as steps were being
taken to address the challenges.
“We cannot keep quiet while our people are being killed daily. We
are going to cooperate with all stakeholders to bring the situation
to an end,” he added.


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