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CHAIRMAN OF THE DEFUNCT APDA CALLS FOR UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF SUSPENDED EMIR OF DANSADAU

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Zamfara State Chairman of the defunct Advanced People Democratic Party (APDA) Sanusi Bala Izalah has called for the unconditional release of emir of Dansadau from captivity pending his indictment by the committee set up by the state government or his conviction by the competent court of law.

The politician who spoke  via a TV show programme Dawache Kazo said, since the state government has constituted an investigation committee, the emir should not be hold to captivity until when he has been out rightly finger pointed or rather indicted.

Bala said it’s a clear violation  of the freedom of the suspended emir for the government or any of its agents to arrest and detained the emir on the basis of allegations noting that by law allegation are deemed to be non-substantial unless they are probed by a legal entity.

He recalled that few months, same state government arrested and detained former emir of Maru Abubakar Chika Ibrahim for months without him being convicted a circumstance that led to him dragging the state government to a federal high court for enforcement of his fundamental human right.

He advise the Governor to release the emir unconditionally and await the outcome of the committee it constituted so that if there are any allegations he is to clarify he shall  be arraign before the court.

He also advise the Governor not to listen to politicians who may pushed their personal enemty to get the suspended emir crashed noting that such would be consequential precedents for 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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