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2 DAUGHTERS OF ZAMFARA COMMISSIONER FOR EDUCATION TO MISS END OF THE YEAR EXAMINATION

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Zamfara State Commissioner for Education Ibrahim Abdullahi Spirow has expressed shock with the breaking news that two of his SS 3 daughters currently studying at Government Girls Day Secondary Schools Gusau may likely not sit for the end of the year examination as their names disappears from the final year list of the students registered for the examinations in the school.


The State Commissioner who declared this while addressing Principals and Vice Principals of senior and junior secondary schools  at a meeting held in Gusau on Monday noted that, the development is a clear demonstration of high level corruption that is taking place in the examination units of most of the public schools in the state.

The Commissioner who alleged that there is likely a conspiracy between some principals, their vices and examination officers noted that, he has already set up a fact finding committee to investigate the allegation that some principals in collaboration with some examination officers are collecting money from private candidates to deprive their internal students the right to sit for the end of the year examination.


He said at the GGDSS Gusau the names of two of his biological daughters were missing in the list of the final year candidate released by the two examination bodies like wise in GSS Maradun a whole Head Boy was removed from the list and same goes to many schools across the state.

The Commissioner noted further that, 6 schools are currently under investigation by the committee and that many more would be investigated as fresher facts emerged.


The Commissioner also said during the meeting a matching instruction was issued to all Principals to henceforth desist from granting interview with members of the press on issues related to educational policies and programmes of the state without the express permission of the ministry of education.

The Commissioner also said henceforth the ministry should be fully informed of any visitor coming to tap any information regarding the activities of the school so that wrong or conflicting Information should not be released to the public. 

The meeting which the Commissioner described as first of its kind, was organized to provide an enabling ground for the Commissioner and the Principals of the senior and junior secondary schools to interact freely and keep themselves abreast of the emerging development and reforms going on  in education sector under Governor Bello Matawalle led administration.

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ZAMFARA WOMEN AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER HAILS AFFIRMATION OF AISHA BINANI AS APC GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE FOR ADAMAWA

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The Zamfara State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Hajiya Zainab Lawal Gummi has hailed the verdict of the Court of Appeal which affirms the valid candidature of Sen. Aisha Binani as the APC gubernatorial candidate for the Adamawa state in the 2023 election.

According to the statement by the Spokesperson of the Ministry Sulaiman Isah, the Commissioner described the judgment as a victory for democracy and rule of law.

The statement further stated that, the court of Appeal verdict has further strengthened the hope of the Nigerian people that courts in Nigeria remain the last hope of the common people.

She congratulated the women of Adamawa state for having Sen. Binani as the gubernatorial candidate, noting that Aisha will do everything possible to improve their standard if elected as the Governor.

The commissioner congratulated the senator for her victory and advised her to take the issue of women and children seriously if she succeeds in becoming the governor of Adamawa state.

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ZAMFARA POLICE RESCUE (1) OLD BABY & (6) WOMEN FROM ABDUCTORS

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Zamfara state police command has announced the rescue of six women and one year old boy who were kidnapped at Kadamutsa village in Zurmi local government area of the state.

According to the police command Public Relations  Officer in Zamfara SP Shehu Muhammad, the rescue was successful after the police operatives in collaboration with the local vigilante stormed the suspected location where the abductees were hosted.

“Police operatives mobilized to the location where a search and rescue operation was conducted  along Zurmi – Jibiya axis, leading to the unconditional rescue of all the victims  unhurt”.

Shehu said the victims were debriefed and handed over to their relations after they were medically examined

The Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf while commending the Police operatives and vigilante for the successful rescue operation, congratulates the victims for regaining their freedom, and reiterates the determination of the police command in riding the state of criminal activities and apprehend criminal elements committing heinous crimes across the state.

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LIBERTY TV VETERAN JOURNALIST BASHIR BABA DIES

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A Veteran journalist and Analyst for various radio and television stations, Bashir Mohammed Baba is death.

He died in the early hours of Friday in Abuja as a result of injuries from complications from domestic accidents in his bathroom.

Bashir Baba an experienced journalist of over four decades which began with NTA, is one of the analysts of BBC, VOA, DW-Radio as well as Prestige Radio, Minna flagship programme, ‘Kasar Mu a Yau’ as well as Idon Mikiya programme of Farin Wata Television/Vision FM.

He anchored flagship programmes at Liberty Television programme. He was also Senior Assistant Media ( Foreign Affairs ministry) under Ambassador Aminu Bashir Wali.

Late Bashir Baba, will be buried later on Saturday in Wudil Kano State.

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