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FORMER GOVERNOR YARI/SEN. MARAFA FULFILLED CONDITIONS FOR EXPULSION FROM APC: WAMBAN SHINKAFI

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A chieftain of All Progressive Congress Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi has declared that, former Governor of Zamfara Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar and Sen. Kabiru Garba Marafa has fulfilled conditions for expulsion from the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Wamban Shinkafi who made the declaration when he featured in Thunder Blowers exclusive interview on Thursday said, in line with the provision of article (21) (A) to (F) of APC constitution has stipulated conditions upon which party members commit offense and can be punished accordingly.

He noted that Yari and Senator Marafa knows fully that the tenure of Lawal M. Liman as state APC Chairman has elapsed since 2020 noting that since then he was appointed and re-appointed as chairman caretaker committee, and it is within the powers of the Mai Mala Buni to dissolve the state caretaker committee either led by Lawal M. Liman or Hassan Nasiha.

He added that if to say Lawal M. Liman was reelected by way of APC congress, he can challenge his dissolution before any competent court of law.

He described the suit filed by Yari faction of the APC as wasted effort, noting that the lawyer who filed the suit on behalf of the Yari APC Barr. Bello Umar is known to him and to the best of his knowledge he has never won any single case in court.

He added that, sometime, he (Wamban Shinkafi) had to drag same lawyer Barr. Bello Umar to the prison for the allegations of attempt murder, bursting that the lawyer can counter the claim; hence he is ready to probe it.

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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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