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Politics - July 13, 2019

No Regrets Introducing Sharia In Zamfara – Yarima

Former Zamfara state governor, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima has said that he has no regret introducing the Sharia legal system in his state during his time as governor.

Yerima who was governor of Zamfara state between in 1999 to 2007, was the first governor to introduce the sharia legal system in the country.

According to him, the sharia the introduction of the sharia system has done a lot of good to the state and several other states that introduced it.

Speaking on the ongoing politic in the state, Yerima said that the present PDP governor of the state is aware that he was exercising a mandate not freely given to him by the people, but by the Supreme Court.

Speaking in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, Yerima said Gov. Matawalle was his commissioner for eight years and knows the platform that brought him to limelight and made him known

He dismissed speculations that he had an agreement with the governor to return to the APC after becoming governor, adding neither himself or the national leadership of the APC had any such agreement with the governor.

He said “first, there was no agreement between us. What I said earlier was that he was my Commissioner for eight years. There was never a time when either me or the national leadership of the party had any understanding with him to go and win and then come to APC.

“As a politician, I said the current governor know the structure that brought him to limelight, becoming a commissioner and a member of the House of Representatives, paving the way for people to know him properly and he also know that it is the Supreme Court and not the electorates that gave him that position by the grace of God. So, he will not joke.

“If he wants a second term in office, he knows exactly what to do. As a politician, if he wants to find it easy, he knows what to do. That is all I am saying.”

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