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It was a moment of greatness as thousands of political supporters, friends, and well-wishers gathered at the popular Command Guest-in Gusau to celebrate yet another historic event of distributing admission letters to (120) children of the poor who are to be sponsored by Dr. Dauda Lawal for another step of their academic excellence.

They are to proceed to a University Togo to advance their academic carriers in sciences, computer engineering, medicine public health and other social sciences related courses.

The decision to sponsor these categories of less privileged children is to try to strike a balance between them and children of the wealthy people and also to probe to them that their lives matters people of great mind-set like Dauda Lawal.

The gesture was made under his foundation “Dauda Lawal Dare Foundation”.

As early as 10:00am, the (500) capacity hall was filled as thousands of other relations and well-wishers could not make it to the inner hall due to non-availability of space.

In an address of welcome, the Campaign Director of Dauda Lawal Eng. Garba Ahmad Yandi expressed joy with the massive turn out of the people, noting that the imagery of the event is a clear testimony of how firmed people are ready to effect the needed political change in Zamfara state.

He said his principal with the coordination of the former Governor Abdulazeez Yari is battle ready to inject array of hope back to the mind-set of Zamfara people through coming up with innovations that would ensure transformation of the lives of the common people.

He assured that the scholarship initiative by Dauda Lawal Dare will be unique since the philanthropist has already mapped out plans to ensure that all the needed bursaries and entitlements are paid to both the university management and the students (100%).

He also explained that, for over ten years, Dr. Dauda has been actively supporting children of the poor with bursaries and allowances just to make sure that their education has not suffered.

“For the past ten years, Dauda has been supporting (200) students to study at Zamfara State College of Education (ZACAS)”.

Governor Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar represented by the party Chairman Lawal M. Liman expressed joy and happiness with the level of scholarly intervention by Dr. Dauda Lawal saying such initiative is aimed at boosting the morale of the children of the poor to believe that “if there is life there is hope”.

He declared that education in Zamfara has been in a serious shamble and unless if not with effort like that of Gamjin Gusau things might have gone out of hand.

Various APC stakeholders including former State Chairman of the defunct APP, Alh Ibrahim Nabature Nahuche, former majority leader of Zamfara state house of assembly Mal. Mani Malam Mumuni, and former Commissioner for local government and Chieftaincy Affairs Alh Ishaka Muhammad Zurmi among others spoke extensively about Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare and his philantrophic gesture.

Away from the venue of the event, the state party chairman perfected the inauguration of five hand pump boreholes constructed at the various locations in Gusau the state capital.

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Zamfara state police command Ayuba Elkana has held an interfaith peace dialogue with the members of various religious groups across the state.

According to the Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad the dialogue became a priority after the recent Sokoto blasphemous incident which resulted in the killing of Deborah Samuel a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education.

In a remark during the meeting the state police commissioner Ayuba Elkana according to Shehu express appreciation to the religious leaders for working harder to ensure that there is no breakdown of law and order I’m the state as a result of the Sokoto incident.

Shehu further said, the CP encouraged them to continue to preach for peace and religious tolerance among their followers and also called on the parents and guardians to monitor their wards, especially their activities on the social media on the daily basis.

While assuring the leaders of the readiness of the police to always ensure security of lives and properties of the citizens, Shehu said he always warned them to desist from taking laws into their hands and urged them to intimate the security agencies for action.

Leaders of the various religious organizations thanked the CP for organizing the interface and assured him of their support and cooperation at all time.

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A pro-Governor Matawalle social media organization (Matawalle Media Crew) has organized a one-day interaction on how to use the social media platforms to raise more support for the Governor and his government.

The event took place at the conference hall of Jaiz Hotel Gusau and was well attended by hundreds of social media handlers from across the (14) local government areas of the state.

Some guest speakers at the event including Dr. Mikailu Barau, Dr. Aminu Lawal Tsafe and Dr. Anas Sani Anka expressed the need for the members of Matawalle social media crew to explore creativity, critical thinking, skill for effective communication as well as collaboration in the course of theirpractice.

They have also urged them to use their various social media platforms to influence the government in taking critical decisions that are good for the people, especially issue of WAEC/NECO.

They also warned the members not to be using social media to be creating hostility for the oppositions, noting that the recent reconciliation between former Governor Yari and Matawalle camp is good enough for all social media handlers in Zamfara to learn some lessons.

The Executive Secretary of ZAMCHEMA Dr. Abdulkadir Shinkafi stated that many of them who belongs to the category of youths within the government structure of Bello Matawalle are doing their best to continue to support initiative like that of Matawalle media crew with a view to promoting the government.

The Secretary of the crew Rufai (UB) explained that the motive behind organizing the interaction is to avail members of the crew the opportunity to get themselves more equipped with ideas and wisdom from the spokespersons considering their in-depth knowledge and years of experience.

Certificates of participation were issued to those that participated in the interactions and also goodwill messages were passed to the members and organizers of the event by some politicians and well wishers.

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Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has held its mini congresses for the election of local government, state and national delegates.

According to the statement by the party spokesperson in Zamfara Malam Yusuf Idris Gusau, the delegates that will emerge will take part in the Party’s primaries for the seats of the President, Governor, state and national assembly.

The delegates’ congress which took place at Aisha Memorial Conference, Hall, Maradun was attended by Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, members of the National Committee of the party, INEC officials and security agencies under a peaceful atmosphere.

Idris further said the exercise held simultaneously in all the 14 local government areas of the state after the flagg-off in Maradun, the country home of Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle.

During the event, governor Matawalle stressed the need for peaceful coexistence, which he noted is responsible for the growth of the APC in the state.

He thanked the people of Zamfara for their support and prayers in ensuring the success of his administration, urging them to continue to support the APC and its candidates at all levels and assured that more dividends of democracy will continue to come their way.

In his welcome address, the state APC Chairman, Hon. Tukur Umar Danfulani expressed satisfaction and happiness especially with the unification of the party in the state.

He pledged to always carry all members along with fairness and justice as his guiding principles.

The chairman thanked all the stakeholders, especially the state’s party leader governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle and the national leadership of the party for bringing together all leaders of the party as one big family and expressed confidence in the ability of the unity to sustain the chances of the party in the forthcoming 2023 elections.

In his remarks, Chairman and team leader of the Screening Committee deployed to Zamfara by the APC National Secretariat, Hon. Babagana Tijjani Banki said his team is overwhelmed by the support the APC is receiving in Zamfara.

He described the coming together of former governor Yari, former Senator Marafa and governor Matawalle as the best thing that happened to the APC at both the state and national levels in recent times, urging the stakeholders to consolidate on the feat.

The Committee Chairman, Hon. Babagana Tijjani Banki said all the 103 delegates from Maradun local government were elected on consensus by the APC Constitution.

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