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DEATH SENTENCE AWAIT RECKLESS DRIVERS IN ZAMFARA AS GOV. MATAWALLE PROPOSES LAW ON RECKLESS DRIVING

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Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle said his administration will soon introduce a law that will enforce death sentence on drivers who drives recklessly and end the lives of other fellow human beings in any part of the state.

The Governor who revealed this today when he led Members of his Executive Council and the Management of BUA Group to a condolence visit to the Emir of Gusau Alhaji Ibrahim Bello over the death of 15 Persons from the Emirate also said the law to be enacted will also compelled any convicted driver to pay compensation for life lost to his recklessness.


In a statement by the Governor’s Director General on Public Enlightenment Media and Communication Malam Yusuf Idris Gusau said, Governor Bello Matawalle expressed sadness with the accident allegedly caused by the truck driver belonging to BUA cement which claimed the lives of (15) people in the state and outrightly announced the donation of 2m naira to each of the families of the deceased that are married and also 1.5 million naira to each of those that are not married among them.

Idris further said, the Governor has pledged to place one next of kin for each of the 15 victims of the accident on a salary status of 50,000 naira to be roll over through out to the end of his tenure.


Part of the measures taken by the state government to guard against reoccurrence of such accident the Governor promised to introduce the use of speed limit device by drivers plying along Zamfara High ways, put limit to the quantity of the goods to be conveyed by truck passing through the state and also runs drug test on drivers with a view to ascertaining the heathy nature of the truck drivers.
Earlier, the team leader from BUA, Engr. Aminu Suleiman said they were in the state to condole with the government, Gusau emirate, people of the state and the immediate families of those who were killed as a result of accident involving the company’s driver.
He prayed Allah to forgive their short coming and for the government and people of the state to take heart over the unfortunate incident.


In his response, the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello thanked Governor Matawalle and BUA company over their concern noting that every life must one day be exposed to death and urged the families of the deceased to take solace.

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CAMPAIGN C’TTEE CLARIFIES PHOTO OF GAMJIN GUSAU WITH FMR. ZAMFARA GOV. SEN. SANI YARIMA

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The PDP gubernatorial candidate in Zamfara Dr. Dauda Lawal has denied the comments made by some unscrupulous political agents on the social media that his meeting with the former Governor of Zamfara Ahmad Sani Yarima in london has some political inclination.

Gamjin Gusau who spoke through his campaign team said, he has never met with Yarima in England to discuss politics rather he and Yarima met at a Friday mosque where the wedding of the son of the former Governor was conducted.

“Gamjin Gusau met with the former Governors of Zamfara and Gombe Ahmad Sani Yarima and Danjuma Goje after a Friday prayer in London and as Muslims they waited and exchanged pleasantries”.

“Apart from exchanging pleasantries, no discussion of whatever kind politics or otherwise took place between Gamjin Gusau and former Governor of Zamfara Ahmad Sani Yarima”.

As regard to the rumor that Dauda is planning to defect to the APC the campaign team of Gamjin Gusau said “ this type of reasoning is the least of what the common sense can accept. Gamji is a gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in Zamfara , and he has no business whatsoever with the APC since his motive is to ensure that the APC is defeated out of power come 2023 in Zamfara state”.

The campaign committee, alleged that “APC is sponsoring this campaign of calumny because the power brokers within the party have lost control of the affairs of Zamfara and they are scary of the growing popularity of the PDP”.

The campaign committee therefore urged the public to disregard such political insinuation because it is a figment of imagination of the people of doom”.

Gamjin Gusau urged the teeming PDP supporters to continue to work tirelessly in ensuring the success of the PDP, noting that because Zamfara PPD is waxing stronger, APC is busy spreading lies and rumors that are meant to cause confusion in the polity.

He thanked the well-wishers for their concern and assured them of his commitment to continue to spread the good manifestation of the PDP considering it’s growing political popularity in the state.

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PDP DENIES SUSPENDING SHATIMAN RIJIYA

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The Secretary of Sabon Gari ward Alh Sani Ahmad Shatima has alleged that there was no executive committee meeting of the ward that took place which resulted to the suspension of the state secretary of the party.

According to the letter addressed to the state Chairman of the PDP dated 31/7/2022 copy which was issued to this medium, the Secretary asked the party to dis-regard such letter because it was a mere figment of imagination.

“Such forged letter that was viral on social media on 30/07/2022 should be disregarded in totality and appropriate measure should be taken to deal with such unscrupulous elements that were sponsored by opposition to tear our noble party apart”.

He also asked the Chairman to past track action aimed at arresting the situation and get the matter resolved amicably in the interest of the party.

He insisted that what the party PDP needed is to move in unity and ensure that it has succeeded in the battle ahead of the 2023.

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ZAMFARA FMR. DEP. GOV MUKHTAR ANKA CAUTIONS OVER APC LEADERSHIP CRISES

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The former Director General in the administration of Governor Abdulaziz Yari in Zamfara state Junaidu Muhammad Anka had cautioned the former Deputy Governor Mukhtar Ahmad Anka not allow some desperate politicians to use him and ignite crises of division within the All Progressive Congress in Anka.

Junaidu Anka who spoke during a Thunder Blowers TV show Da Wache Kazo insisted that those trying to raise this unnecessary controversy over who lead the APC in Anka is uncalled-for since the tradition of political hierarchy is obvious.

“By convention Sen. Lawal Daniya is the high-ranking politician and by implication he is the party leader in Anka and there is no reason for anyone to doubt this submission “.

“Those trying to use Mukhtar Anka as tools to ignite political tension within APC in Anka are real enemies of the party because there is no reason why this issue shall be risen for now”.

“Even where Sen. Daniya decided to resign from this status by convention member state house of assembly Yusuf Muhammad Anka is supposed to shoo-in as the APC leader in Anka so I don’t understand why some people are trying to drag the former Deputy Governor into unnecessary political log-jam”.

“The former Deputy Governor is supposed to understand that, by his status he is more or less like a father, and he is supposed to pay more attention to state politics not politics of Anka local government because he is bigger than it and I pray he shall see reasons not to allow some clueless politicians to smear his political reputation for their selfish political gains”.

“If they insisted on this argument that Mukhtar Anka is the APC leader in Anka we will also raise alarm that our leader is Ibrahim Babangida Turnuku Anka because it was he who was leading us before the reconciliation“.

 

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