Bauchi gov re­in­states dis­trict head

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Balarabe Alka­s­sim, Bauchi

Bauchi State Gover­nor Mo­hammed Ab­dul­lahi Abubakar has re­in­stated Al­haji Has­san Jabir as dis­trict head of Bur­sali in Zaki LGA of the state.

Al­haji Jabir was re­moved by for­mer gover­nor, Isah Yuguda, over the al­le­ga­tion of har­bour­ing armed ban­dits, sus­pected Boko Haram mem­bers and cat­tle rustlers.

He was how­ever cleared of the al­le­ga­tion by the 233 Bat­tal­ion of the Nige­rian Army on Novem­ber 23, 2014 in a let­ter with ref­er­ence No 233BN/61/300/88 ad­dressed to the chair­man of the LGA. The let­ter was signed by the Com­mand­ing Of­fi­cer, Lt. Colonel DC Boko.

The

re­in­state­ment

was con­veyed in a let­ter from the state Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Ser­vice Com­mis­sion signed by Kasimu Muham­mad Shall. It or­dered the re­moval of Al­haji Sale Ab­dul­lahi as dis­trict head. It was gath­ered that Ab­dul­lahi may chal­lenge his re­moval in court.

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