Alleged Misconduct: Zamfara Deputy Governor Ignores State Assembly’s Invitation

Channels Television  
Updated July 28, 2021
Zamfara State Deputy Governor Mahdi Gusau addressing the press on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.


Zamfara state Deputy Governor Mahdi Aliyu has shunned the invitation by the state House of Assembly over alleged official misconduct leveled against him.

The Deputy Governor is expected to appear before the House to explain the reasons behind organising a political rally on his return to the state Capital after over 50 people were killed by bandits at Faru community in Maradun local government area of the state.

The House had on Wednesday 14th July 2021 invited the Deputy governor to appear before it in person on the 27th of July.

The lawmakers had also summoned the state commissioner of Police Hussaini Rabi’u to furnish the House on why the police allowed the state Deputy Governor to hold the rally.

The Zamfara State Deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau has not replied the House since he was served the Invitation.

A press statement signed by the Spokesperson of the House Mustapha Jafaru Kaura says the Zamfara state House of Assembly has extended the invitation with 48hours to 29th July to enable the Deputy Governor to appear before it.