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FMR GOV. YARI DECLARES 251 BILLION DEBT TO GOV. MATAWALLE: ZSUBEB CHAIR

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Zamfara State government has inherited an unsettled debt of 251 billion naira from the administration of former Governor Yari even as it settles over 1.2 billion naira monthly as repayment of loan to commercial banks.

Chairman of Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Aliyu Abubakar Maradun declared this during a live programme at Zamfara Radio and Television Services in Gusau. 
He explained that, the 251 billion naira as reported was an extract from the transition report prepared by former Governor Yari’s administration which was just extracted and presented as part of the interim report of their transition committee last year.
He noted further that, while many of those in the present administration expressed fear on how the governor is going to manage a state with this huge deposit of debt, the Governor renewed their hope as he assured them of his resolve to run the state and repay the backlog of the debt accordingly 
He expressed satisfaction that, the Governor has done miraculously well despite the financial crises that bidevilled his government and also succeeded in changing the old narratives for the better.
He assured Zamfara people that, the government of Matawalle will make them proud even as he solicited for their continued support at all the time. 

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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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