Zamfara State Governor, Hon Bello mohammed Matawalle has despatched a purple flag to members of the opposition occasion within the State, warning that their utterances would ship them to jail.
He said this whereas welcoming APC chieftains who decamped to the ruling PDP within the States.
The Governor stated he would arrest and prosecute any politician who defamed or assassinated his character.
“If the members of the opposition can’t defend what they are saying, that quantities to defamation of character.
“I, due to this fact, advise them to cease defaming different folks’s character as a result of I’ll order the arrest of whoever is caught doing that and he’ll go to jail,” he warned.
The Governor defined that some politicians had resorted to the usage of hate speeches and defamation of character for political positive factors as a result of they’d since misplaced their political relevance.
Matawalle warned such politicians to maintain off from the State authorities’s affairs or face the complete wrath of the legislation.