Court stops El-Rufai from sacking 4,766 traditional rulers

A Kaduna State High Court,  ‎in Kafanchan has granted an injunction restraining Governor Nasir El-Rufai and the state from sacking over 4,766 District and Village Heads across the state.

El-Rufai’s government announced that it had reverted to 77 districts and 1,429 village units that existed prior to 2001.
The government sacked all the 313 district heads and 4,453 village heads appointed after year 2001 by administration of former Governor Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi.

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