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I RATHER FOLLOW ABDULAZIZ YARI THAN TO DEFECT TO APC WITH GOV. MATAWALLE: FEDERAL LAWMAKER

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The federal lawmaker representing Anka and Mafara Kabiru Yahaya Classic has vowed never to defect to the APC despite several appeal by Zamfara Governor to join him in the plan of defection on Tuesday.

The lawmaker who made his position known through an exclusive interview with the Managing Editor of Thunder Blowers Multi media services said he has no reason to move out of the PDP considering how God almighty used the same party to made him become a Federal lawmaker.

The lawmaker explained that he has no reason to quit the PDP especially with the massive support and solidarity of the people he enjoyed since the inception of his political carrier.

He said he stands with God almighty and would remain with his people in the PDP no matter what the outcome of that decision may be.

He added that, he knew very well that his position is going came up with many things, but maintained that he is ready for whatever may follow that decision.

On whether he had consulted the Governor to inform him of his decision, classic said, he has been talking to those closer to the Governor, and he made his position obvious to them that Classic remains in the PDP.

Classic said, he rather follows Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar than to defect to APC with Governor Bello Matawalle.

He noted further that, he accepted to join hand with Mamuda Shinkafi who was from Shinkafi and abandoned Abdulaziz Yari who hails from same local government with him in 2011 simply because of differences in political ideology and as such he would continue to uphold to his ideology no matter what.

On those alleging that he is not defecting because he is afraid of recon testing, the politician said he has never told anyone that he is not contesting and that he is confident God almighty who raised him to the present status from nothing would eventually return him to the Federal House of Representative from whatever party he is contesting.

Classic further said, since when this political trend started his people have been making calls to plead with him not to defect, saying that consultation gave him high level of courage.

He said since childhood he is known to be honest and someone who stood against injustice, noting that it was on record that he has never been found wanting.

Asked on the next step to take after the defection of the Governor to the APC on Tuesday, Classic said when the Governor crosses they would unveil their next plan at the level of the PDP.

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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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