A previous Chairman of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abubakar Maradun, who blamed Governor Bello Matawalle for providing vehicles to contrite criminals has sought refuge following dangers to his life, SaharaReporters has accumulated.
The paper had uncovered how 15 fresh out of the box new Hilux vehicles and monetary rewards were given to heads of various ‘apologetic’ banditry bunches by Matawalle.
“Those scoundrels have distinctive gathering, so on the off chance that they say they atone, the lead representative will give them a Hilux vehicle; lamentably, they are currently utilizing the vehicles to complete assaults,” a military source told SaharaReporters.
“It’s so tragic, he considered it a harmony and compromise program, yet all you require to be rich now in Zamfara is to wage war against the individuals.”
SaharaReporters additionally uncovered the names of a portion of the humble desperados who got the vehicles.
They incorporate Na Shama, Sani Shaidan, Mohammadu Bello Halilu and Bage Waye.
Different recipients are recognized as Kachalla, Ado, Busniya, Dunbulu and Gajere.
Nura Ibrahim Zarumi, State Commissioner for Justice, anyway asserted the distribution had disfavored the public authority however would not deny the story’s credibility.
Affirming the report, Maradun revealed to The PUNCH that an assault on Janbako people group was encouraged by three new Hilux vans the crooks got from the public authority.
The previous chamber supervisor uncovered that the crooks, who attacked the local area in their hundreds, met solid obstruction from the townspeople, constraining them to withdraw and surrender one of the vehicles containing three rifles and arranged ammo.
A source disclosed to SaharaReporters that Maradun began accepting calls and SMS instant messages from obscure people taking steps to execute him after his assertion.
He added that the previous gathering manager ‘vanished’ because of these dangers.
“His life is in peril presently. They took steps to slaughter him inside seven days. Indeed, even his relatives don’t have a clue where he is concealing now and they’re looking for him all over. He has turned off his telephone, so no real way to associate him,” the source said.