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GOVERNOR BELLO MATAWALLE’S DEFECTION TO APC IS A WELCOME DEVELOPMENT: ABDULAZEEZ YARI

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Former Governor of Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar said the decision of Governor Bello Matawalle to defect to All Progressive Congress is a welcome development to the party

Yari who stated this to journalists shortly after a consultation meeting with the Zamfara APC stakeholders in Kaduna said, in any democratic setting political parties needed addition.

“This decision of meeting here in Kaduna is to make consultation with our people and inform them decision of our party leadership in Abuja of accepting Governor Bello Matawalle to be in our party”. Yari added.

“We put our people in place, and we have told them we are into discussion and the discussion will continue on how they are going to get involved in to this process. At the same time, they are the same people that we are going to use for whatever successes we want to attain as a party”.

It could be recall that preparation has been on for the formal reception of Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle in to the APC on Tuesday  after months of rumors and denial by the state officials.

But it is gathered that, APC supporters have raised objection to the procedure followed by the Governor in his plan of defection which they said has demonstrated high sense of disregard to their political integrity as supporters of the APC.

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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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