By Samuel Luka, Bauchi

The Governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed has suspended the emir of Misau, Alhaji Ahmad Suleiman over recent clashes between farmers and herders in Zadawa ward that resulted to the death of nine people.

The suspension of the emir alongside other traditional rulers in the affected local government is coming few days after the local government caretaker committee chairman was suspended over the same incident.

The Governor who announced the suspension on Friday at the government house, said that the decision was taken to allow unhindered investigation into the matter.

Governor Bala who also inaugurated a 13 man administrative committee of inquiry mandated them to look into cause of the unfortunate incident that led to the death of 9 people and 6 others injured.

“Following additional petition received from some people in Chiroma district, Galala, shalo, Bagarati and other places, the state government decided to suspend the relevant traditional institution in the area, so that they will not interfere with the work of the committee of inquiry”, he said.

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