Impeached Zamfara Deputy Governor Fights Aid Over Financial Mistrust

Day after his impeachment, former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Mahdi Aliyu Mohammed is now in disagreement with his aide, Aminu Umar Gyam Gyam over financial mismanagement.


Report reaching us has it that, the impeached Zamfara State Deputy Governor is demanding explanations and refund from the Principal Private Secretary ( PPS), Aminu Umar Gyam Gyam on how he spent the the sum of $1, 000,000 meant to allegedly engage some Malams from Niger Republic, Senegal and Morocco for prayers to stop his impeachment.


It was also gathered that, the former Deputy Governor was assured by Aminu Umar that; “once prayers were held, the chief Judge and the members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly would not have courage to investigate him over misappropriations and other impeachable offences leveled against him.”


A source close to the former Deputy Governor alleged that; “His Excellency the former Deputy Governor sometimes last month, directed me to handover the sum of One Million United State Dollars to Aminu Umar Gyam Gyam and make sure we escort him to Maigatari boarder on his way to Niger Republic for the job he proposed to Mahdi Aliyu Gusau.”
However, the prayers could not work in stopping the impeachment, hence has accused Gyam Gyam of cheating and deceit over the matter.


The former deputy governor wondered how such amount of money could be spent without yielding any result and has reportedly demanded for the refund of the money.


In a related development, a renowned Malam from Kusfa Zaria, Malam Bala Mai Yasin was also asked to refund the money given to him for the purchase of rams meant for sacrifice for yet another prayer organised by Gyam Gyam.


The former Deputy Governor who told the PDP publicity Secretary, Shettiman Rijiya last week that Aminu Umar (his PPS) is not trustworthy.


However, an insider revealed that Mahdi Aliyu Gusau was also not happy with the way his PPS abandoned some stranded Malams sent to mecca for prayers without return flight tickets back to Nigeria after prayers.


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