The Governor of Niger Province, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered the review of the physical process of choice of new Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora.
This is next a petition by 47 out of 48 contenders for the stool questioning the emergence of the alleged winner of the election which was held by the electoral college on Sun.
The petitioners claimed that the exercise handled by the Commissioner for Local Authorities and Chieftain Affairs, Bar. Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, was shrouded in mystery, which smacks of transparency.
They called for his redeployment for existence incompetent. incomprehensive and missing capacity to grip the task and for involving himself in the complicity of compromise with people of vested involvement.
The Secretarial assistant to the Niger Province Authorities, SSG, Alh Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, made this disclosure in a statement made available to DAILY POST in Minna.
Matane stated, “With the demise of the 6th Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, tardily Alhaji Saidu Namaska on Thur, September 9, 2021, the Executive Governor of Niger Province, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, directed the Ministry building for Local Authorities, Community Evolution and Chieftaincy Affairs to conduct obvious and accountable election of the new Sarkin Sudan which took location on Sun, 19th September, 2021”
“Nevertheless nonetheless, the aftermath of the election was followed by petition and misgivings”
The displace, according to the SSG is to reinforce the Province Authorities’s neutrality in the election physical process.
“In this regard, the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry building for Local Authorities, Community Evolution and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barrister Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji has been temporarily moved to Ministry building of Youth Evolution.
“Similarly, Mr. Emmanuel Umar, Honourable Commissioner, Ministry building of Youth Evolution has been temporarily redeployed to Ministry building for Local Authorities, Community Evolution and Chieftaincy Affairs.”
The redeployment, according to the statement, takes instant effect.
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