The directive came after the Emir of ‘Yandoto, Aliyu Garba-Marafa, conferred the traditional title of Sarkin Fulani on a wanted bandit, Ado Aleiru.
The Qur’anic and Islamic university will be established by Atta’arif Fil-Islam Charity Organisation, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
“The current administration will continue to take measures to ensure Zamfara is no longer a pond of death of innocent lives, but only a paradise for legitimate living.”
He said 1,560 indigenes of the state would undergo the screening to enable the state to meet its quota in the exercise.
The law also provides that anyone found guilty of aiding and abetting would be liable to life, 20 or 10 years’ imprisonment without an option of a fine.
Mr Matawalle said he has ordered the state commissioner of police to issue licence to all those who qualify and are wishing to obtain guns to defend themselves.
Governor Matawalle promised that Zamfara would deliver 99 per cent to APC in the 2023 general poll.
Mr Matawalle was returned unopposed by the accredited 735 delegates that participated in the election.
“With this reconciliation, I have the conviction that APC will win all elections at the polls in 2023.”
A coalition of 102 groups on Friday handed Mr Matawalle a N50 million cheque to buy the expression of interest and nomination forms of the APC.