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BREAKING: ZMHA RECEIVES NOTICE OF IMPEACHMENT OF STATE DEPUTY GOV. MAHADI ALIYU

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An impeachment notice of Zamfara State Deputy Governor Mahadi Aliyu Gusau has been presented before the state house of assembly on Friday.

One of the state lawmakers Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma who confirmed this development to Thunder Blowers said he has personally signed the impeachment notice given his blessing to the move.

Very recently, Governor Bello Matawalle has complained of not having Deputy Governor as he alleged that, his Deputy Governor has absconded from duty without any explanation.

The move is the second since Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma once moved a motion to begin the impeachment process of the state Deputy Governor.

But in a reaction to the development, Principal Personal Secretary to the Deputy Governor Aminu Umar Gyangyam said members of the state house of assembly should not take Nigerian judiciary for granted saying since their first move for the impeachment the Deputy Governor has notified them of the existing court order which they are supposed to respect.

He said if they opted to ignore the court order the Deputy Governor may not honor their invitation as a lawyer, noting that even if they proceeded, the law will take its position eventually.

He added that if the state legislatures wanted Mahdi out of office as Deputy Governor, they should intimate Governor Matawalle on what Mahadi has challenged him to do for all of them to collectively resign their positions as proposed by the Governor.

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AHEAD OF THE APC PRIMARIES, ZAMFARA FMR. FED. LAWMAKER MEETS PARTY DELEGATES.

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The former lawmaker who represented Maru and Bungudu Federal constituency Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannan Bungudu has met with party stakeholders from his constituency in his bid to woe their support ahead of the forthcoming APC primaries.

Zannan Bungudu is re-contesting for the same post of member representing Maru/Bungudu at the federal house of reps under the umbrella of All Progressive Congress.

His bid to contest the post followed the recent reconciliation effort between the serving Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle and the former Governor Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar.

The meeting which took place at the conference hall of City King Hotel Gusau on Wednesday was attended by the APC Chairmen for Maru and Bungud and all the delegates from the two local government areas.

During the interface, vital issues regarding the progress of the APC, Bello Matawalle and all the party aspirants were discussed.

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APC COMMITTEE SCREENS (28) LAWMAKERS IN ZAMFARA

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The APC screening committee sent to Zamfara State has screened (28) aspirants who are going to contest for the posts of members of Zamfara State House of Assembly.

The seven-man committee led by Hon. Babangida Tijjani Banki from Borno State assured that justice would be done to all the aspirants screened.

With the screening of the 28 aspirants, four constituencies may likely go into the primary election if consensus has not been reached between the candidates.

The state House of Assembly has the vacancy of only (24) members representing the (14) local government councils.

The remaining members of the committee include Hon Wakili Aliyu, Hon Abubakar Yarima, Faruk Ibrahim Tsiga, Hon Abdullahi Musa, Hon Adamu Ibrahim and Hajiya Fadima Ibrahim who is to serve as committee Secretary.

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GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE NAMES NEW EMIRS

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Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the appointment of Alh Muh’d Bello Suleiman as the new Sarkin Zamfaran Zurmi (Emir of Zurmi).

He has also appointed Alh Aliyu Garba Marafa as the new Emir of Birnin Yan doto while Alh Muhd Aliyu was appointed as the new Sarkin Bazai.

The two emirs of Bazai and Birnin Yandoto were appointed following the signing into law the amended Zamfara Emirate Council Act 2022 which led to the creation of the two additional emirate councils of Yandoto and Bazai.

As for the new Emir of Zurmi he was appointed following the dethronement of the former Emir Atiku Abubakar by the current administration of Bello Matawalle

According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the state government Kabiru Balarabe, the Governor also approved the appointment of Alh Habib Lawal Habib khalifa as the new Bunun Tsafe the Senior District Head of Tsafe.

Both appointments take immediate effect.

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