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FORMER SOKOTO GOVERNOR WAMAKO SPEAKS ON 2021 ID-EL FITR, CALLS FOR PEACE, UNITY & HARMONY

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The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defense and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has harped on the need for sustainable peace, unity and harmony in the country.

The former Governor of Sokoto State who now represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, has also called for more piety and sustained fervent prayers for the success of the Nigerian project.

Wamakko spoke through his Media Aid Malam Bashir Rabe Mani in his message to the Muslims in the state and other parts of Nigeria, in commemoration of the Eid-el-Fitr, marking the end of the Ramadan fast.

According to him:” All Nigerians should be patriotic and be fully committed to the Nigerian project.

” We are all in it, and we should steer clear of any acts capable of derailing the Nigerian train, hence, it should succeed.

“ We have no any other country to call our own, but, Nigeria, as such, as it behoves for us to do everything humanly possible for Nigeria to remain an indivisible and strong nation.”

Wamakko further admonished the Muslims to uphold the noble virtues learned during the Ramadan fast and change for the better.

He added that, such sterling virtues that included perseverance, act of philanthropist, respect and love for one another were crucial in providing sustainable solutions to the myriad of challenges facing the country.

The former Sokoto State Governor added that, the Ramadan fast had provided an auspicious opportunity for reflections on the essence of life itself, as well as life after death .

Wamakko also reiterated the commitment of the National Assembly, to continue to do its best to make life safer and meaningful for all Nigerians.

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AHEAD OF THE APC PRIMARIES, ZAMFARA FMR. FED. LAWMAKER MEETS PARTY DELEGATES.

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The former lawmaker who represented Maru and Bungudu Federal constituency Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannan Bungudu has met with party stakeholders from his constituency in his bid to woe their support ahead of the forthcoming APC primaries.

Zannan Bungudu is re-contesting for the same post of member representing Maru/Bungudu at the federal house of reps under the umbrella of All Progressive Congress.

His bid to contest the post followed the recent reconciliation effort between the serving Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle and the former Governor Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar.

The meeting which took place at the conference hall of City King Hotel Gusau on Wednesday was attended by the APC Chairmen for Maru and Bungud and all the delegates from the two local government areas.

During the interface, vital issues regarding the progress of the APC, Bello Matawalle and all the party aspirants were discussed.

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APC COMMITTEE SCREENS (28) LAWMAKERS IN ZAMFARA

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The APC screening committee sent to Zamfara State has screened (28) aspirants who are going to contest for the posts of members of Zamfara State House of Assembly.

The seven-man committee led by Hon. Babangida Tijjani Banki from Borno State assured that justice would be done to all the aspirants screened.

With the screening of the 28 aspirants, four constituencies may likely go into the primary election if consensus has not been reached between the candidates.

The state House of Assembly has the vacancy of only (24) members representing the (14) local government councils.

The remaining members of the committee include Hon Wakili Aliyu, Hon Abubakar Yarima, Faruk Ibrahim Tsiga, Hon Abdullahi Musa, Hon Adamu Ibrahim and Hajiya Fadima Ibrahim who is to serve as committee Secretary.

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GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE NAMES NEW EMIRS

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Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the appointment of Alh Muh’d Bello Suleiman as the new Sarkin Zamfaran Zurmi (Emir of Zurmi).

He has also appointed Alh Aliyu Garba Marafa as the new Emir of Birnin Yan doto while Alh Muhd Aliyu was appointed as the new Sarkin Bazai.

The two emirs of Bazai and Birnin Yandoto were appointed following the signing into law the amended Zamfara Emirate Council Act 2022 which led to the creation of the two additional emirate councils of Yandoto and Bazai.

As for the new Emir of Zurmi he was appointed following the dethronement of the former Emir Atiku Abubakar by the current administration of Bello Matawalle

According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the state government Kabiru Balarabe, the Governor also approved the appointment of Alh Habib Lawal Habib khalifa as the new Bunun Tsafe the Senior District Head of Tsafe.

Both appointments take immediate effect.

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