Yobe sus­pends 3 vil­lage heads for di­vert­ing IDPs food

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Hamisu Kabir Matazu, Da­maturu

Three vil­lage heads have been sus­pended over al­leged diversion of food for distri­bu­tion to In­ter­nally Dis­placed Per­sons (IDPs) in Buni yadi, Gu­jba lo­cal gov­ern­ment area of Yobe state.

The af­fected lead­ers are the two vil­lage heads of Hausari and Ngo­mari, Lawan Al­haji Has­san and Lawan Ngawari, and Sarkin Fu­lanin Gu­jba, Al­haji Haro.

Chair­man, Gu­jba Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area, Al­haji Kyari Batarama, con­firmed to Daily Trust that the monar­chs were sus­pended for breach of trust in han­dling food items en­trusted to them for distri­bu­tion to IDPs in Buni yadi.

“They di­verted the food items do­nated by gov­ern­ment for distri­bu­tion to the IDPs in Buni yadi. It’s quite em­bar­rass­ing, so we chan­nelled the case to the Emir of Gu­jba, and ac­tion was taken against them,” he said

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