Sitting Governor promises to resign in a bid to return normalcy in the state
The Governor of Zamfara State has made a very shocking statement which has raised a lot of discussions and reactions across the country
Gov Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State disclosed that he is set to resign his position as the governor of the state if that decision will help to restore peace to the state
"I am ready to resign as governor of Zamfara if that will bring peace to the state", Bello says
The sitting Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle was a guest on Channels Television. He was invited as a guest on Politics Today, a regular program usually anchored by Seun.
The Governor made this quite unexpected statements when he was asked if he is intimidated by the Federal Government’s declaration of a ‘No-Fly Zone’ in Zamfara.
The Governor stated that any solution that will restore security to Zamfara State is a go ahead for him.
The Governor further stated that he has been enduring a sleepless night in a bid to protect his people. No doubt, the Governor is a caring leader. While other Governors are busy sleeping and snoring without considering need to protect their people, Gov Bello Matawalle is having a sleepless night to protect the people of Zamfara State
The Governor emphatically stated that he could resign provided that his resignation would make Zamfara People sleep with their two eyes closed.
He said: "I am ready to do what will bring security in Zamfara".
Report has it that Zamfara State was declared as a 'No-Fly Zone'. This declaration was signed by Major Gen Babagana, the National Security Adviser for the Buhari-led administration. Matawalle revealed that he agreed with the federal government declaration if it will bring normalcy and peace in the state
However, Gov Bello Matawalle expressed his disappointment owing to the fact that he was not consulted by the country security council before the decision of "No-Fly Zone" was made. According to him, he should be included in such a matter that concerns his state.