Insecurity: Aggrieved Policemen Boo Gov Matawalle of Zamfara




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Insecurity: Aggrieved Policemen Boo Gov Matawalle of Zamfara Some aggrieved men of Police have vented out Zamfara Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle over allegations of negligence, abandonment and poor welfare.

Eyewitness accounts told PRNigeria incidence occured at Ahmad Sani Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau, when Governor paid a visit to mortuary to see the corpses of the 13 police killed by at formation in Kurar-Mota Village of Bungudu Local Government Area in the . “After visiting the patients, most of whom are wounded police who survived the attack, the Governor moved ahead to the Mortuary but was met there by hordes of aggressived ,” the eyewitness recalled. According to him, the police complained they called severally for reinforcement but one came to aid, despite the fact they operated without enough ammunition.

The , mostly men of the Mobile Police () kept hurling abusive words the governor to the extent that one of them attempted to attack him but was held back by colleagues. They further accused the governor of neglecting allowance for over one year despite the fact that they left families for long time and body is taking care of them. “They said even having access to salary is a problem as they are mostly in the bush. PRNigeria gathers that former Governor of the , Ahmad Sani Yarima, whom the Hospital is named after, had earlier advised the Governor not go to the mortuary.

By PRNigeria