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LG COUNCIL CHAIRMAN & DEPUTY IMPEACHED IN ZAMFARA By Umar Muhammad Maradun

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The  Chairman Maradun local government  council, Alhaji Ahmad Abubakar  and his vice, Alhaji Shehu Muhammad  Faru have being impeached for miscoduct and gross incompetence by 9 of the 10.serving councillors of the council.
addressing journalist at the end ofan emergency meeting of the council, the councillor representing Dosara/Birnin Kaya ward, Kabiru Muhammad Danwanti said the chairman and his vice are unable to discharge  their duties as provided by 1999 constitution  of the Federal  republic of Nigeria  as provided at fourth schedule  and. section 22(2) of the local government  law 2013.
“They commits an act of gross misconduct contrary to section 22(2)(b) of Zamfara state local government 2013 as interpreted  by section 22 sub (4).
Danwanti who is the Speaker  of the council alleged that due to self aggrandizement  and self enrichment, the chairman since inception of his administration refuse to conduct council meetings contrary to local government law of Zamfara  state section 28(1) that provides for meeting atleast once a month. 
He also alleged that contracts were awarded, vouchers were raised and payment done by the sacked chairman without  council’s resolution.
“Based on the forgoing, we the undersigned here pass impeachment  resolution on the executive chairman,  Hon. Ahmad Abubakar and his vice,  Hon. Shehu Muhammad  Faru of Maradun local government  today 21st May, 2020,” he declared.
The councillors nominated the councillor representing Maradun  South, Mohammed  Sirajo Madugu as the new chairman of the local government  area.
“Meanwhile,  from today 21st May, 2020, we the honorable  councillors have resolved and agreed that  the councillor  representing  Maradun  South Hon. Mohammed  Sirajo Madugu  shall serve and take over as the substantave Executive  chairman, Maradun  local government  council  pending  the expiration  of our tenure,” he said.

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ZAMFARA CP ELKANA RETIRES FROM ACTIVE SERVICE

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has formally retired from active service of the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday.

He retired on age ground since he has thirty-three of active years in service.

He assumed office as police Commissioner in Zamfara in August 13th 2021 and formally retired after attaining 60 years of age.

During his twelve months of active service as the Police, Commissioner Elkana work harder

Addressing officers of the command, CP Elkana said he has never regretted serving the police force since he has done his best in serving his country.

He commended the IGP Baba Alkali, the state Governor Bello Matawalle, heads of security outfits and indeed all officers of the command for their support to him during his active days as police commissioner.

He also appealed to Nigerian youths to join the police force, stressing that it would help to enhance the depleting manpower, “in order to sustain the efforts to rid Zamfara State and Nigeria in general of security challenges.

He urged his predecessor and indeed all officers of the command to remain committed and be corrupt free in the discharge of their official duty.

Today in Gusau, I am leaving with so much legacy. We were able to stimulate our men and enhanced their operational capacity to combat crimes and criminality in the state.

“But all these achievements were made possible with the collective support and cooperation of the Inspector General of Police, Zamfara State Governor and officers and men of this command.” he explained.

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GAMJIN GUSAU GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATURE: SAMAHO HELD SENSITIZATION RALLY

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A woman leader in charge of the campaign of Dr. Dauda Lawal the Zamfara PDP gubernatorial candidate has conducted a sensitization meeting with hundreds of women as part of her strategies of securing support for the PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Mrs Lami Samaho who conducted the sensitization rally in Gusau on Wednesday with the support of some prominent women including Hajiya Lubabatu Ammani and rest the meeting was scheduled to create awareness on the need for Zamfara women to support Dr. Dauda Lawal.

She emphasized on the need for women to rally round their support for Dr. Dauda Lawal considering the good plans he had for the development of womanhood.

She said, she was sent by Dauda Lawal Dare to continue to engage women and assured them of his resolved to continue to safeguard their value and integrity.

Samaho also emphasized that, the purpose of the sensitization was to enlighten women in Zamfara on the dos and don’t expect of them ahead of the 2023 general elections.

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ZAMFARA CP ELKANA DECORATES (19) NEWLY PROMOTED SUPERINTENDENTS OF POLICE

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has decorated (19) Deputy Superintendents of Police to their new ranks of Superintendents of Police on Wednesday.

The activity which took place at the state police headquarters was witnessed by DCP Operation Dauda Mamman and DCP Finance and Administration Mr. Olubenga Adepoju.

According to the police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad, the CP warned the officers to put in their best and renew their commitment with utmost professionalism to justify the recent elevation to their new ranks.

He also thanked the IGP and indeed the Police Service Commission for the promotion and other gestures provided to the officers and men of the command, and called on all the officers within the command not to relent in doing the right thing.

Few among the officers elevated in the new promotion include, SP Sadiq Umar, O/C Highway Patrol, SP Sadiq Mohd, staff officer senior (SOS), SP Babangida Abubakar, P&G OPs, among others.

In a vote of thanks on behalf of other promo tees, SP Babangida Abubakar expressed appreciation to the IGP and Police service commission for the promotion, and promised to reciprocate the gesture through hard work, commitment in line with professional ethics and international best practices.

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