GOVERNOR Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has sent a strong warning to the opposition to be mindful of their utterances or go to jail .
Addressing thousands of APC supporters who defected to the ruling PDP in the state in Gusau on Wednesday , Matawalle said he would arrest and prosecute any politician who defamed or assassinated his character .
Matawalle said , “ If you know that you cannot defend what you said , you better stop defaming other people’ s character , because I will order the arrest of whoever is caught doing that and he will go to jail . ”
He stated that some politicians had resorted to the use of hate speeches and defamation of character for political gains because they had lost relevance .
The governor warned such politicians to keep off from the state or face the wrath of the law.