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GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE URGES CITIZENS UNITE & CONFRONT IN-SECURITY AS HE RELEASES NEW YEAR MESSAGE

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The Governor of Zamfara Bello Mohammed Matawalle has called on the citizens to come in unity and support the government to address the lingering security challenges confronting the state.

The Governor stated this in his new year message to the people of the state in a statement.

“This call came as the Governor wishes all citizens a new and more prosperous year 2023 ahead”.

“We have had a very challenging two years of economic down turn due to the consequences of Covid-19 which ravaged the entire Globe in 2020”, Governor Matawalle noted.

He observed that the challenges devastated the World economy and decreased productivity. Government earnings also dropped drastically and inflation increased which adversely affected the ability of Government to impact more positively on the people.

“In spite of all, we have been able to reach out to the grassroots in many more ways than most of our contemporaries elsewhere. The issue of security is topmost on our agenda and Allah’s willing, we are succeeding beyond expectations.”, Governor Matawalle observed.

“However, we are still more hopeful, more determined and and more prepared to ensure that we weather this lingering storm and deliver more dividends of democracy to the grassroots”.

“As we enter into the new year 2023, the challenges ahead of us are not unsurmountable. All we require is your support and co-operation to succeed.”

Governor Matawalle reminded that the first quarter of the year is an election year and all citizens are required to conduct the act with conscience and decorum.

“On our part, we have mapped out our plans to ensure that when elected into office for the second term, we shall not only complete ongoing projects across the state but vigorously pursue new ones in every electoral ward of the state “, he promised.

“On behalf of myself, my family and the Government of Zamfara State, I wish everyone a happy new and prosperous year 2023 ahead of us”.

Thousands of APC supporters converged at Zurmi town, the headquarters of Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state on Saturday to witness the campaign rally of Governor Bello Matawalle’s second term in office.

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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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