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El-Rufai deposes two traditional rulers

Written by on May 23, 2023

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the deposition of the traditional rulers of Piriga and Arak Chiefdoms, His Highness Jonathan Paragua Zamuna and His Highness General Aliyu Yammah, respectively.

A statement signed by the Commissioner of Local Government, Hajiya Umma Ahmad, states that the two traditional rulers cease to hold their respective offices from Monday, 22nd May 2023.

The statement adds that the depositions follow recommendations from the Ministry of Local Government in line with the provisions of Section 11 of the Traditional Institutions Law Number 21 of 2021.

According to the commissioner, the District Head of Garun Kurama, Babangida Sule, will oversee the affairs of Piriga Chiefdom, pending the appointment of a new chief.

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