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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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MADAWAKI, BAKAUYE, ONE OTHER WITHDRAW FROM ZAMFARA PDP GUBERNATORIAL RACE

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An hour after the commencement of the PDP primaries in Zamfara three aspirants namely Mal. Wadatau Madawaki, Engr Ibrahim Shehu and Hafiz Nahuche have announced their withdrawal from the race.

They alleged that their withdrawal was as a result of irregularities observed shortly after the commencement of the voting.

One of the Aspirants Malam Wadatau Madawaki said, they are accusing the state party Chairman Col. Bala Mande Rtd of romancing with one of the aspirants alleging that, they have video evidence that, the party Chairman went around the hotels together with the aspirant canvassing for support from the delegates.

He also alleged that, the list brought from the National Headquarters of the party is adulterated with the names of APC members.

He also alleged that one of the members of the committee from the national was captured lobbying for votes from the delegates who cannot write their names on the ballot papers.

They announced that they have withdrawn from race and threaten to file an appeal to the national headquartered of the party for consideration.

They have also announced their readiness to proceed to court if their appeal is not considered.

 

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SERIAL ARMED BANDIT ATTACKS: ZAMFARA COMMUNITY CRIES OUT TO GOVT.

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Residents of Damaga village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state have cried out for help as bandits continue to launch serial attacks on their community, resulting in killing and abduction of many people.

A source who confided on this medium said for the past three weeks there was no day that will pass without the bandits launching attack either on the Damaga community as a whole or on individuals, especially local farmers.

He said, there are many people from Damaga and other neighboring villages who have been in captivity for sometimes and with the exception of those whose relations were able to raise money for ransom, the fate of those that have been in captivity is yet to be established.

He also said, many were killed especially when they went to their farms as the bandits insisted that, no farmer will be allowed to go to the farm for their agricultural activities.

Furthermore he added that, some residents who felt not secured, have already fled out of the Damaga community for safety.

Effort to speak to Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad on the issue has failed.

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AS ZAMFARA PDP MOVE TO CONDUCT GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES, TWO ASPIRANTS STEPS DOWN AMBITION TO SUPPORT EX-BANKER

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Two gubernatorial aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party had stepped down their ambition to support the candidature of Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare Gamjin Gusau.

The immediate past Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Barr. Mahadi Aliyu Gusau has announced his decision to step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal via a statement from his former Principal Private Secretary Aminu Umar Game-Game.

He called on all the delegates who are fully supporting him to direct their vote to Dr. Dauda Lawal in the overall interest of the state.

Two days back, another aspirant Abubakar Nakwada Gusau has also announced his formal step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal.

The party primaries which is scheduled for Wednesday is to be contested between Gamjin Gusau and three other aspirants including a retired Director of Education at the UBEC Malam Wadatau Madawaki and former Federal lawmaker Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.

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