Zamfara Emir honours repentant bandit with chieftaincy title – Report  


A repentant bandits’ kingpin, Adamu Aliero, has been conferred with the Sarkin Fulani title by the Emir of Sabon Birnin Yandoto in Zamfara State, Alhaji Aliyu Marafa. 

This is according to a report by Punchng wherein it was reported that the conferment ceremony was held at  Yandoto town, the headquarters of the emirate. 

It said further, that on account of the title bestowed on Aliero, he has become the leader of the Fulani clan in the emirate. 

The publication added that, the emirate rationalized its choice of the repentant bandit as a chief quoting its spokesperson Lawal Magaji as saying, “He has been trying to stop banditry within the emirate and we have seen positive changes. 

“The conferment of the title of Sarkin Fulani on Adamu Aliero will give him more power to control the entire Fulani people within the emirate. It will also enable him to checkmate the activities of the recalcitrant bandits and take action against them.” 


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