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INSECURITY: PRESIDENT BUHARI GRANT ALL MY REQUEST- GOV MATAWALLE

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Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has declared that despite being in the opposition party, President Muhammad Buhari granted all his requests on matters related to security management of the state.

The Governor who declared this during a BBC Hausa live chat explained that, anytime he meets President Buhari with issues regarding insecurity in Zamfara he both listens to him and Grant all what he requested.
“During these lockdown alone, I wrote two letters to President Buhari and each of the letters were replied to me same day with approvals of all what I requested”. This is to demonstrate the readiness of the president to support the initiatives of the Governors aimed at ending the deadly activities of the bandits in their respective states.
He explained that, part of his requests to the president is establishment of police mobile squadrons which the IGP has approved with immediate effects.
He noted that, one of the mobile police squadron will be based in Maradun and another one in Shinkafi and also explained that, with the continued reported cases of illegal mining in the state, the President has approved the redeployment of soldiers to take cahrge of the security of the areas.
The Governor noted that, he has already started the construction of a base for the police squadrons in all the approved lications.
He noted further that, what the present fight for banditry in the North-Western  region required for now is the synergy and proactiveness among all the governors involved so that federal government can effectively be on top of the situation.

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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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