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IMPLEMENTATION OF N30,000 MINIMUM WAGE: LABOUR UNIONS MEETS ZMSG

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The meeting between the Zamfara State government and the leadership of the two labour unions namely: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) took place at the office of the head of service in Gusau on Thursday.

The state head of service Kabiru Muhammad Gayari and the leadership of the two unions were in attendance.

Issues related to the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wages took the center stage of the discussion.

The union insisted in the meeting that there is no going back in their quest to ensuring that the state government has implemented the N30,000 minimum wages no matter the excuse.

The two unions expressed dismay with lackadaisical attitude demonstrated by the government of Zamfara over the issue of implementation of N30,000 minimum wages and expressed wonder why the government is not having the deserving political will to trash out the matter.

They raised fear that it is either the state government is not being properly briefed on the outcome of previous meetings held between the labor unions and its representative over the minimum wage matter, or it is playing a logic

They appealed to the state civil servants to tarry for a while and allow the leadership of the labor to continue to consult widely with a view to accessing possible ways of getting the minimum wage implemented.

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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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