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HOODLUMS INJURES TWO LG COUNCILLORS, UNI ABUJA COUNCIL MEMBER IN ZAMFARA By Anas Sani Anka

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Suspected hoodlums armed with dangerous weapons attacked and injured two local government councilors representing Galadima Dangaladina Ward and that of Yankaba all in Kaura Namoda local government area of the state.
The incident according to a source who confided with thunder blowers online news medium occured when the hoodlums arrived the personal residence of the councilor representing Galadima-Dangaladima Ward and forced him out to an unknown destination.
The source further narrated that, the embattled councilor was allegedly whisked away to Kaura Namoda local government Secretariat where they dealt with him to coma.
The relations of the councilor who were so displeased with what happened allegedly retaliated by attacking one Najabaka who was alleged to have been part of those that pick up the councilor and also injured him.
Having hearing the sad news of what happened to Najabaka according my confided source, the suspected hoodums remobilized and attacked another councillor representing Yankaba Malam Babangida Yankaba and injured him severely.
Beside that it was alleged  that, the hoodlums went in search of some people who are in their target list. The source added that, along the way they attacked and injured one of the council members of the University of Abuja a retired director of Health Alh Lawal Muhammad.
Another source who confided with thunder blowers online news medium said, same hoodlums attempted to attack APC publicity secretary Sule Karfe and one of his ally Lawal Muhd Labour but they narrowly escaped.
The victims were rushed to the General Hospital Kaura Namoda for treatment while the University of Abuja governing council member was transferred to  Specialist Hospital in Samaru Gusau for advanced medial care.
It could be recall that, the three embattled councilors are card carrying members of the APC who refused to defect with the council chairman to the ruling people’s democratic party in the state.
The political crises between the three councilors and council chairman Lawali Isah Maibindiga emerged in the public domain when the councilors  wrote a petition to State Police Commissioner alleging intimidation, threat to life and actions that are considered undemocratic.
The petition emerged after the council chairman was alleged to have slapped one of the councilors on the forehead for trying to inquire reasons for their alleged molestations as elected members.
 
When contacted, Zamfara State Police Command Public Relations Officer SP Shehu Muhammad confirmed the incident noting that, combined team of Police men have been dispatched to the are to complement Kaura Namoda Division in containing the situation. So far, eight suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident, and will be investigated to unravel the circumstances behind the incident. Normalcy has been restored.

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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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