2 Sokoto mar­shals con­victed, 15 oth­ers re­manded over crim­i­nal ac­tiv­i­ties

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Rakiya A.Muham­mad,Sokoto

Two of­fi­cials of the Sokoto State Mar­shal Corps have been con­victed while 15 other of­fi­cials were re­manded at the Sokoto cen­tral pri­son for al­leged in­volve­ment in crim­i­nal cases.

The of­fences sodomy, theft im­per­son­ation.

Com­man­dant the Mar­shal Corps, re­tired po­lice com­mis­sioner Sa’idu Madawaki, dis­closed this yes­ter­day.

He said the two con­victs are now serv­ing their jail in­clude


of terms at the Sokoto Cen­tral Pri­son.

He said the af­fected of­fi­cials were sus­pended, be­fore they were handed over to the state po­lice com­mand for pros­e­cu­tion.

He said the or­gan­i­sa­tion will en­sure that all bad el­e­ments are chased out.

He added that seven other sus­pected crim­i­nals were ar­rested and handed over to the po­lice com­mand for fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion and pros­e­cu­tion.

He fur­ther stated that 786 mo­torists in the state were nabbed for vi­o­lat­ing traf­fic rules and other reg­u­la­tions.

Photo Abubakar Yakubu

From right: Rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the Head of Civil Ser­vice of the Fed­er­a­tion, Deputy Di­rec­tor Wil­son Jack; Di­rec­tor En­vi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Depart­ment, Pe­ter Ek­weozah and Pres­i­dent/ CEO of Coun­cil of En­trepreneurs for Africa (COEFA), Dr San­dra Iroakazi, at the for­mal con­sti­tu­tion of a steer­ing com­mit­tee for the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the Fed­eral Min­istry of Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy and COEFA, Canada MoU with the na­tional waste-to-wealth pro­gramme for Nige­ria, in Abuja yes­ter­day.

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