The Katsina Emirate Council under the leadership of Abdulmunini Usman has suspended the Sarkin Pauwan Katsina, district head of Kankara, Yusuf Lawal.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Sallaman Katsina, Mamman Ifo on behalf of the Emir dated 30th of April, 2021.
The statement did not revealed his offence abut stated that the suspension is with immediate effect.
However, in an interview with BBC Hausa, the Secretary of the Emirate Council and Sallaman Katsina, Mamman Ifo said the district head has been suspended for allegedly aiding banditry in his domain.
Mamman Ifo also said the emirate took the decision following complaints from security agencies and some of residents of the district head’s domain.
He also stated that a powerful committee has been constituted by the emirate to investigate the allegations thoroughly.