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GAMJIN GUSAU SET TO DISTRIBUTE ADMISSION LETTERS TO ZAMFARA INDIGENES FOR TOGO UNIVERSITY,

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One of the business tycoons in Nigeria, a retired executive director of First Bank Plc and a chieftain of All Progressive Congress Dr. Dauda Lawal is set to flags-off another batch of free scholarship scheme to Zamfara state indigents who are to study at a University in Lome the capital of Togo.

According to one of his political aides, Eng. Garba Ahmad Yandi, the programme targeted the distribution of admission letters to the selected (120) students as well as formalizing arrangements for their departure to the University in Togo for the commencement of their academic activities.

Former Governor of Zamfara Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar is the special guest of honor at the occasion and those to accompany him to the event included Sen. Kabiru Garba Marafa, Former Minister Ikira Aliyu Bilbis, former Minister and Sen. Tijjani Yahay Kaura among others.

 Prominent politicians like Salihu Mai Buhu Gummi, Alh Ibrahim Nabature Nahuche, Alh Ilili Bakura, Alh Garba Bargaja Gummi, former Commissioner for local government matters Ishaqa Muhammad Zurmi among others are expected to make remarks of honor at the occasion.

The factional Chairman of the APC Lawal M. Liman Kaura with the support of Alh. Surajo Garba Mai Katako and many other politicians in the APC Yari camp are to flags-off the exercise.

In the same date the gathering would depart the venue to be slated for the exercise for the inauguration of five units of hand pump boreholes constructed by the politician at the various locations of Gusau the state capital.

They would also commission two brand-new prayer mosques constructed by Dr. Dauda Lawal for the benefit of the Muslim Umma.

The venue for the Sunday would be communicated at the appropriate time.

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MADAWAKI, BAKAUYE, ONE OTHER WITHDRAW FROM ZAMFARA PDP GUBERNATORIAL RACE

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An hour after the commencement of the PDP primaries in Zamfara three aspirants namely Mal. Wadatau Madawaki, Engr Ibrahim Shehu and Hafiz Nahuche have announced their withdrawal from the race.

They alleged that their withdrawal was as a result of irregularities observed shortly after the commencement of the voting.

One of the Aspirants Malam Wadatau Madawaki said, they are accusing the state party Chairman Col. Bala Mande Rtd of romancing with one of the aspirants alleging that, they have video evidence that, the party Chairman went around the hotels together with the aspirant canvassing for support from the delegates.

He also alleged that, the list brought from the National Headquarters of the party is adulterated with the names of APC members.

He also alleged that one of the members of the committee from the national was captured lobbying for votes from the delegates who cannot write their names on the ballot papers.

They announced that they have withdrawn from race and threaten to file an appeal to the national headquartered of the party for consideration.

They have also announced their readiness to proceed to court if their appeal is not considered.

 

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SERIAL ARMED BANDIT ATTACKS: ZAMFARA COMMUNITY CRIES OUT TO GOVT.

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Residents of Damaga village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state have cried out for help as bandits continue to launch serial attacks on their community, resulting in killing and abduction of many people.

A source who confided on this medium said for the past three weeks there was no day that will pass without the bandits launching attack either on the Damaga community as a whole or on individuals, especially local farmers.

He said, there are many people from Damaga and other neighboring villages who have been in captivity for sometimes and with the exception of those whose relations were able to raise money for ransom, the fate of those that have been in captivity is yet to be established.

He also said, many were killed especially when they went to their farms as the bandits insisted that, no farmer will be allowed to go to the farm for their agricultural activities.

Furthermore he added that, some residents who felt not secured, have already fled out of the Damaga community for safety.

Effort to speak to Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad on the issue has failed.

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AS ZAMFARA PDP MOVE TO CONDUCT GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES, TWO ASPIRANTS STEPS DOWN AMBITION TO SUPPORT EX-BANKER

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Two gubernatorial aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party had stepped down their ambition to support the candidature of Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare Gamjin Gusau.

The immediate past Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Barr. Mahadi Aliyu Gusau has announced his decision to step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal via a statement from his former Principal Private Secretary Aminu Umar Game-Game.

He called on all the delegates who are fully supporting him to direct their vote to Dr. Dauda Lawal in the overall interest of the state.

Two days back, another aspirant Abubakar Nakwada Gusau has also announced his formal step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal.

The party primaries which is scheduled for Wednesday is to be contested between Gamjin Gusau and three other aspirants including a retired Director of Education at the UBEC Malam Wadatau Madawaki and former Federal lawmaker Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.

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