Zamfara State Commissioner for Higher Education, Professor Kabir Jabaka has resigned.

Jabaka resigned on Tuesday, Daily Trust reports.

Jabaka said he took the the decision to save his face from what he called imminent disgrace from some top government officials in the state.

“There are allegations against me that I’m supporting a governorship candidate in the February elections popularly known as Group 8.

“Based on this, they withheld my salaries and other entitlements for about five months now,” he added.

He, however, applauded Governor Abdulaziz Yari for finding him worthy of the appointment and giving him the opportunity to serve the state.