The Zamfara State government has dethroned two emirs and a district head over allegations of aiding the activities of bandits terrorising communities in the state.
The affected monarchs are the Emir of Zurmi, Abubakar Atiku, Emir of Dansadau, Hussaini Umar.
Alhaji Sulaiman Ibrahim, the District Head of Birnin Tsaba, was also affected.
The dethronement was revealed to journalists by the state Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Magaji Dosara immediately after the Council meeting.
According to the commissioner, the government has also ordered that all land titles issued by the affected traditional leaders be revoked.