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AIRCRAFT RIFLE, ROCKET PROPEL GRENADE, AK 49 AND 19 NUMBER OF AK-47 AMONG DANGEROUS WEAPONS HANDED OVER TO ZAMFARA DISARMAMENT C’TTEE BY REPENTANT BANDITS

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Abutu Yaro said since his assumption of office there has been steady progress in terms of arms recovery from the repentant bandits.


The CP who addressed journalists at the State Police Headquarters on Tuesday said on the 2nd of February 2021 an ex — bandit’s leader heading one of the most notorious bandits camp at Dumburum in Zurmi local government area of the state by name  Auwalu Daudawa has voluntarily handed over (22) arms and ammunition of different category to the State government disarmament committee.

Breaking down the nature of the arms recovered the Police Commissioner said, the bandits’ leader handed over to the committee (1) Rocket Propel Grenade, (1) Anti Aircraft rifle, (1) AK 49 and (19) AK 47 rifles with (72) rounds of chain live Ammunition of Anti Aircraft.


Mr. Abutu Yaro added that, on the same day some (14) number of motorcycles were recovered from bandits after they were confronted by DPO Tsafe with his combined armed police men when they attempted to attack Gusau-Funtua highway.

While congratulating the bandits for accepting the call for peace, Abutu Yaro said the surrenders of these dangerous weapons is a clear demonstration of the facts that the peace deal initiated by the state government is yielding the desired result.


He commended  Governor Matawalle for his pro-active determination in making sure that the peace deal has succeeded, and enjoined the remaining bandits who are yet to accept the peace accord to have a rethink in the overall interest of restoring peace in the state.

 

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ZMHA AMEND LAW ON AREA DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.

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Members of Zamfara state house of assembly has passed into law amended Bill for a Law to amend the Area Development Council Establishment Act Law No(7).

The development followed the delivery of
committee report by the house leader Faruk Musa Dosara who doubled as the Chairman of the house standing committee on local government.

With the new development, the qualifications for someone to be appointed as administrator of Area Development Council is senior living certificate .

The new law also stated that, the person to be appointed as Administrator for the Area Development Council must attain the age of (25) years.

The new amendment had also provided that, funds for the execution of development projects be credited to the account of the area development Council directly.

 

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ZMHA SCREEN FMR. BBC STAFF, TWO OTHERS AS SPECIAL ADVISERS.

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Three additional nominees for the post of Special Advisers have been screened by the members of the state house of assembly.

The nominees are Malam Sahabi Ahmad Mada, Dr. Nura Makwashe and Malan Shehu Garba.

Until his appointment, Dr. Makwashe is an academic staff working with the Bayero University Kano and also worked with BBC London during his study days in the United Kingdom.

According to the House Spokesperson Nasiru Usman Biyabiki the screening followed an executive communication received from the office of the Secretary to the State Government.

Presenting the nominees before the members, the house leader, Hon. Faruk Musa Dosara urged his colleagues to accept the nomination and confirm the appointment of the nominees.

Speaker Nasiru Magarya confirmed the nomination of the candidates as unanimous decision of the house.

Magarya urged the nominees to bring their experience to bear and justify the confidence reposed on them in ensuring the sustainable development of the state.

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BILL ON ZAMFARA ANTI-THURGGERY AGENCY SCALES THROUGH FIRST & SECOND READING

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A Bill for an act to establish Zamfara State Anti Thuggery Agency scales through first and second readings on the floor of the state house of assembly on Tuesday.

According to the House Spokesperson Nasiru Usman Biyabiki, the proposed executive Bill was presented on the floor of the house by the House Leader Faruk Musa Dosara.

After extensive deliberation, Biyabiki said, the Bill scales through first and second readings and later presented before the standing Committee on justice and security for further legislative consideration.

“Hon. Magarya said, if established vthe Agency will among other things complement the security agencies’ efforts in curtailing anti-thuggery activities and other social vices in the state” Biyabiki added.

Speaker Magarya called on the committee members to work hard and accomplish the assigned responsibilities within the stipulated period.

 

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