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I AM READY TO SACRIFICE MY POSITION AS DEPUTY MINORITY WHIP TO JOIN APC FOR PEACE TO RETURN TO ZAMFARA

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Senator representing Zamfara North Senator Sahabi Alh Yau has declared that he has decided to move out of PDP to compliment the concern of the Governor in tackling the security challenges facing the state.

The Senator who spokes exclusively to the Managing Editor of Thunder Blowers said, if sacrificing the luxury of his status at the Senate as Deputy minority whip would bring a lasting peace in Zamfara he is ready to make that sacrifice and defect to the APC together with the Governor.

Sahabi Yau who commended the effort of Governor Bello Matawalle in fighting insecurity and making life much better for the people of the state said he and his people have taken a stand to vow out of the PDP and throw their support to the Governor in the APC for peace to return to Zamfara.

On the insinuation that their defection may loom crises within the APC Yau said as per as they are concerned they are joining APC with genuine intention and believed that God almighty would not allow personal interest of anyone to cause problem for the party.

He added that he had so far visited Shinkafi and Birnin Magaji to consult his people and even though he could not go to Zurmi and Kaura today by tomorrow Monday his consultation would end assuring that their solidarity with Matawalle and APC remains firmed.

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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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