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BANDITS INVADED KUNGURKI COMMUNITY OF KAURA NAMODA IN ZAMFARA, KILLS EIGHT PERSONS

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A factional leader of one of the bandits groups, Turji was allegedly accused of launching a deadly attack at Kunhurki Community of Kaura Namoda emirate Council of Zamfafa State Wednesday.

According to a source, he invaded the community in broad daylight on Wednesday where his gang embarked on sporadic shooting, a circumstance that led to the killing of eight persons.

Narrating how the incident happened, the source told this medium that, the factional leader Turji allegedly threatened Dansade another bandits factional leader who accepted the peace deal of the government to return the over 100 camels and cows which he donated to him.

The source said, failure of the Dansade to return the camels and cows prompted the anger of the Turji camp to launch the deadly attack against people of Kungurki the base where Dansade leaves around.

The funeral prayer of one of the deceases Babangida Yusuf was conducted at Kaura Nanomda and was attended by many dignitaries including the Senior District Head of Kaura Namoda Sarkin Sudan, the Magajin Garin Kaura Namoda, Magayaki and Galadiman Kaura.

As at the time of filing this report the Spokes Person of Zamfara police command SP Shehu Muhammad couldn’t be reached for comment.

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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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