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LEGISLATIVE INVITATION TO MAHADI ALIYU GUSAU AND CROSSING OF THE DANGEROUS REDLINES

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“It appears to many people who are watching political events in Zamfara that the invitation of Mahadi Aliyu Gusau the Zamfara Deputy Governor by members of the state house of assembly may be an “invitation to political anarchy” as many opined that the members of the state house of assembly may be digging too many political graves for the Zamfara APC”

I have learned that, members of Zamfara State House of Assembly have invited the state Deputy Governor Mahadi Aliyu Gusau over a rally he allegedly conducted last week Saturday.

It’s not surprising when such a decision is taken by the members of the state house of assembly because many political analysts have predicted that Matawalle may not likely end his tenure with his east while Deputy Governor Mahadi Aliyu Gusau.

We had been hearing rumors that a script has been designed to frustrate Mahadi to either resign or be impeached by the members of the state house of assembly.

We have initially not taken that rumor to be something serious, but today’s pronouncement has putting a life to that rumor and palpable fear has started catching up with many people in Zamfara especially those from his political camp.

But to be very candid with Governor Bello Matawalle he needed to urgently call members of the state house of assembly to order because they are setting a very dangerous political precedent in the political development of the state.

Let Governor Bello Matawalle be politically conscious of the crises that trailed his defection, especially with the series of litigations awaiting him at the states and federal high courts, as well as the protest from the Yari faction of the APC.

Anybody who means well for the Governor would not want to see him being dragged into an unnecessary political crisis, especially at this trying moment of our history as a state.

Zamfara people are expecting stability and goodwill of the Governor Matawalle and his government not political face-off especially considering the high expectations of the people.

For us, politics should not be seen as a tool for human destruction and I think the defection of Bello Matawalle to the APC has proved this our theory to be active.

The same Governor who has been in a two-year battle with the APC members in the state is now in the same party dancing with the same people he has been fighting while in PDP.

If someone said Matawalle would ever join APC majority of Zamfara citizens may not buy in to that argument but because there is no certainty in politics the reality is prevailing on him.

As for the members of the state house of assembly, we are of the opinion that, they should play politics with caution because they are likely going to be used as scapegoats for achieving selfish political interest as the majority of them are likely going to be face out in the 2023 political arithmetic.

In an obvious voice, Governor Bello Matawalle should not cross the redlines of fighting Mahadi for morality and fairness to those who suffered with him in the PDP including Mahadi Aliyu Gusau.

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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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