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CARES IMPLEMENTATION: ZAMFARA RANKED 5TH IN THE COUNTRY.

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Governor Bello Matawalle has been commended by the BOI/ GEEP evaluators over his dogged implementation of COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme (CARES) in the State.

This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Garba Altine Dauran while making a brief presentation during a meeting with officials of the British High Commission at the Government House, Gusau today.

The permanent secretary told the meeting that Bank of Industries BOI and Government Enterprises Empowerment Programme GEEP have unanimously rated Zamfara State fifth position in the first phase implementation of CARES Programme among all the 36 states of the country.

In a statement by the Governor’s Director General Public Enlightenment, Media and Communication Malam Yusuf Idris Gusau said, the ranking was communicated to the state Coordinating office of NGCARES Zamfara Coordinating Unit of the state Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning by the BOI and GEEP evaluators.

He added that as a result, Zamfara has been positioned 5th in implementation readiness which by extension means that the state, under governor Matawalle is determined to bring a lot of development according to the indicators.

He further said, CARES is aimed at total economic recovery stimulus for which the government earmarked funds to carry out a lot of Humanitarian activities in the state.

The UK high Commission team was led to the state for the meeting by the Head of Governance, Conflict and Social Development of the Abuja Mission office, Mr. Sam Wedlock.

The meeting was attended by the Head of Service Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe who doubles as Acting Secretary to the State Government, Special Adviser on Security matters, DIG Ibrahim Mamman Tsafe, Permanent Secretaries of Finance, Alhaji Kabiru Mohammed Gayari and that of the Office of the Executive Governor, Abubakar Barmo.

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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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