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GOVERNOR BELLO MATAWALLE ATTENDS THE FUNERAL ACTIVITIES OF LATE ZAMFARA LAWMAKER, PAYS CONDOLENCE VISIT TO FAMILY MEMBERS

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Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has expressed shock over the report of the sudden death of the member representing Shinkafi at the state House of Assembly, Hon. Muhammad G. Ahmad which sad event occurred yesterday.

The Governor who was looking visibly disturbed said the lawmaker had actively participated in all the activities that took place during the defection ceremony on Tuesday only for him to cut off with his death a few hours later.

He prayed for Allah to grant the deceased Jannatul Firdaus and give his family, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

According to the statement by the Director General Press Affairs to the Governor Malam Yusuf Idris Gusau the Governor personally attended the funeral activities of the deceased which took place at the Shiekh Umar Kanoma Jumu’at mosque along Sokoto bye pass road

In his condolence message, the Governor described late Muhammad G Ahmad as an honest and hardworking person that gave his valuable contributions to the development of the state.

His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Abdullahi Fodio Islamic Center, Sheikh Ahmad Bin Umar Kanoma and was attended by the Former Governors, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima and Alhaji Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, Speaker Zamfara State House Assembly Hon Nasiru Maazu Magarya, Senator Sahabi Ya’u Kaura, Senator Lawali Hassan Dan-Iya and Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha.

Other includes Former Deputy Governor, Hon Muktar Ahmad Anka, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda Gusau, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Hon Aminu Sanin Jaji, former Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon Sanusi Garba Rikiji, Acting Secretary to the State Government and Head of Service, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe and Members of the State House of Assembly among others

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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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