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HOW THREE WOMEN DELIVERS WHILE TREKKING TO SAFER CAMPS FOR FEAR OF BANDITS IN ZAMFARA

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Three pregnant women delivered while trekking from Bingi and part of Karakkai villages to Tashar Abu a few kilometer distances from Bungudu local government area of Zamfara State.

A source who confided on this medium said, he was part of those who trekked for over a dozen of kilometers to access Tashar Abu as one of the safer places as bandits continue to threatened their safety.

Recalling how the incident happened, the source said, on Wednesday a son of a village head in Karakkai was arrested with five rounds of live ammunition at Bingi Market and was handed over to the soldiers for questioning.

According to him, in the course of interrogation, the suspect confessed that, he was to deliver the live ammunition to bandits at the Bingi forest as part of their plan to invade the community that very night.

He said as the information of the arrest of the suspect reached the bandits they eventually launched the attack as planned.

He told this medium that, the bandits who were numbered over 150 armed with deadly weapons succeeded in killing a police mobile officer, an army and some other civilians.

He further said, while funeral prayer of those killed was ongoing on Thursday, the bandits attempted to reinvade the people a circumstance that make hundreds of the households heavily scared.

He said, they also attempt to invade the neighboring Karakkai village, but the residents of the villages resisted and in the course of the encounter two persons loss their lives.

He said as at 2:00am of Friday women and children in their hundreds are on the trek out of Bingi for their safety

Police could not be reached for comment 

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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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