Bauchi Gov suspends Emir, others over bloody clash

Following the crisis that occurred in Hardawa ward in Misau Local Government Area of the state which claimed nine lives, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has suspended the Emir of Misau, Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman.

Bala also suspended the District Head of Chiromah and Village Head of Zadawa or his representative.

Nine persons were killed and several injured on Monday following the crisis that erupted between herders and Fulani farmers in Zadawa village in Misau LGA of Bauchi State.

Bala had, earlier suspended the Caretaker Chairman of Misau LGA, Yaro Gwaram, his deputy, Baidu Kafin-Misau and secretary, Usman Abdu.

It was gathered that the clash was over ownership of land in the surrounding settlement where herders have been grazing for several years, though it belongs to the government.
The local government however converted to area to farming land, a development which caused the crisis.

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