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BENEFICIARIES OF GAMJIN GUSAU SCHOLARSHIP DEPART GUSAU FOR LOME

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It was a moment of joy and happiness as parent and guardians of the (120) students sponsored by Dauda Lawal (Gamjin Gusau) grouped at the Gusau Command Guest inn to bid farewell to their lovely sons and daughters as they proceeded to Togo to pursue their respective academic carriers.

As at 8:00am on Sunday, the beneficiaries were seated at one of the conference halls of the guest inn as they listened to stakeholders who addressed them on the dos and don’t expected of them while in Togo.

Addressing the crowd, Eng. Garba Yandi who stood in for the philanthropist (Dauda Lawal) said, the last event which is the farewell address to the students marked the beginning of the fulfillment of the desire of Gamjin Gusau toward transforming the lives of these potential Zamfara children who are mostly of poor background.

He said Dauda Lawal has paid all the bursaries required of the (120) students from beginning to the end of their degree programs as well as allowances for their hostel accommodations, noting that what is left for their parents and guardians is to provide them with monthly stipends for their feeding and upkeep.

He reminded that the gesture is one out of many as he (Gamjin Gusau) has been providing scholarship to thousands of children of poor to study in ZACAS, College of Education Maru, Federal University Gusau and other health related institutions in the state for the past ten years.

Yandi on behalf of Gamjin Gusau urged the students to be of good characters and behave well to defend the good reputation of Nigeria while in Togo.

He assured that Gamjin Gusau will ensure constant monitoring of their academic performance and also provide all the needed support to ensure the success of their academic carriers.

Malam Mani Malam Mumuni one of the stakeholders at the event thanked the philanthropist for his visionary thinking of sponsoring the education of these future generation saying there is no investment worthy of commendation than investing in education of the children of the poor.

He urged the beneficiaries to be alive to their academic activities and urged the sponsor to ensure that whoever performed below expectations shall be replaced with another alternative back home so that the investment can be judiciously utilized.

Parents and guardians could not hide their joy as they described the intervention by Gamjin Gusau as a wake-up call to many wealthy people.

The students alongside the committee members were conveyed in two luxurious buses aided by two hilux vans of police escorts to Seme border from where they would be conveyed in another buses to Lome.

They have since departed Gusau the state capital.

 

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FMR. ZAMFARA SPEAKER SCORES (229) TO DELIVERS POLING

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Former Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly Sanusi Garba Rikiji of the APC has scored a total of (229) votes to defeat the PDP who polls (61) votes only.

His poling unit is Rumfar Galadima (013) in Gusau the capital city of Zamfara State.

As for the result of the state house of assembly in his poling units, APC scored a total of (232) to defeat the PDP who polls (51) votes.

Rikiji is currently the house of reps candidate for Gusau and Tsafe in the 2023 election, whose election was declared inclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He is contesting the seat together with the serving members Kabiru Amadu Mai Palace, who is from the opposition PDP.

 

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CHAIR ZBIRS, WORKS COMMISSIONER, DELIVERS POLING UNITS

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The Chairman of Zamfara State Board of Internal Revenue Service, Ali Akilu Dama Bungudu has also delivered his poling unit.

His party the APC scored a total (173) to defeat the PDP who scored (111) votes.

Similar votes were also recorded for both political parties at the level of State assembly elections.

Similarly, Zamfara State Commissioner for Works Rabiu Garba Gusau has delivered his poling units with a wide margin to defeat the PDP.

APC scored (96) votes to defeat the opposition People’s Democratic Party, which scored (16) votes for both the Governorship election and state assembly for Gusau (1) at his poling unit.

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SHA’AYAU S. PAWA MAFARA SCORES (502) VOTES TO DEFEAT PDP WITH ZERO VOTE.

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A political ally of former Governor Yari Sha’ayau Yusuf S. Paws has defeated PDP in his Township Primary school poling unit in Talatar Marafa local government area of Zamfara State.

According to an official result sheet, the politician who is a member of All Progressives Congress (APC) scored (502) votes to defeat the PDP who scored (0) votes.

The politician has made history since 2015 by maintaining the only poling units which opposition party has never won a single vote during election.

He repeated the same history during the 2023 Presidential and national assembly elections conducted three weeks back, when PDP failed to score a single vote.

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