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I DECLINES DOLLAR BRIBE BY POWERFUL POLITICIANS TO SURRENDERS APGA CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION FOR APC MERGER IN 2013

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A chieftain of APC in Zamfara Sani Abdullahi Wamban Shinkafi has declared that he was bribed with huge amount of dollars by compelling politicians and even those in the presidency to surrenders APGA certificate of registration for the APC merger in 2013.

Wambai who raised the allegations during an exclusive interview with thunder blowers in Gusau on Thursday said, there was no amount of money that was not offered to him by compelling persons to drag APGA to the APC merger in 2013 but declined because of his “political ideologies”.

“They brought hard currencies in bulk to my house and offered me any position in the APC if I can surrender the certificate of my party (APGA) but I refused because money or appointment means nothing to me.

He described as untrue the outburst by the former Governor Yari that he was part of the makers of the APC In 2013 noting that there is no where Abdulazeez Yari signed any document leading to the merger of APC, but instead he maintained that it was Malam Ibrahim Shekarau that signed the merger document on behalf of the ANPP the former party of Governor Yari.

He assured that he and Governor Bello Matawalle would remain in APC since the constitution of the party does not differentiate between those that came to APC today and those that joined the party to years after.

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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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