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GOV. MATAWALLE WILL ACCOUNT FOR EVERY BLOOD THAT SPILLS IN ZAMFARA: MALAM WAKKALA

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The former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Malam Ibrahim Wakkala said, he has informed Governor Matawalle that he will account for every blood that spilled or life which is lost in Zamfara State under his stewardship as Governor of Zamfara State.


Malam Wakkala who made the statement while addressing his supporters in Gusau on Wednesday said, anyone who claimed that there is no security threat in Zamfara such person is deceiving him self noting that, the government is doing its best to get the security challenges facing the state addressed. 

He said, he is consulting to defect to the ruling PDP since the Governor had always consulted him for advise on matters related to governance, economy and security and that most of the advise he and other like minds used to offer are being used by the Governor judiciously.


He added that, his greatest joy is to continue to advise the Governor on strategies that will lead to restoration of peace and help revive the economy and ensure sustainable food security noting that “a hungry man is an angry man” 

He used the opportunity to call on Governor Bello Matawalle to continue to strengthen his stick and carrot approach and deal decisively with any bandit who refused to accept peace in the state.


It could be recall that, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala has commences consultation with his supporters as part of steps taken to perfect his defection to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the state. 

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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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