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MAJORITY OF THOSE THAT APPEARS BEFORE OUR COMMITTEE DENIES KNOWLEDGE OF PETITION FILED BY MARAFA FACTION OF APC

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The disciplinary committee set up by Zamfara  State Chapter of All Progressive Congress has been holding its proceedings since last week Tuesday and (43) people have so far appeared before the committee to give testimony on their alleged involvement in the petition filed by Senator Kabiru Marafa led faction of the APC.



Speaking exclusively to Thunder Blowers Online New Media the Chairman of the committee Abdullahi Jao Zurmi said, the committee has so far interacted with (43 out of the (140 allaged  petitioners and that by tomorrow another set of 47 members would again appear before the committe by and give testimony.


On the major issues that dominated the proceedings, Abdullahi Jao noted that, majority of those that appeared before the committe had alleged that they were neither consulted not informed of the plan petition against the APC noting that they have distanced themselves from the petition filed by Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa led faction of the APC.


The Chairman further explained that, they have all declared their solidarity to the APC and vows to continue to work closely with the APC both at the State and National level for a positive result.


On the authenticity of the viral videos of those who testified before the committee, Abdullahi Jao confirmed that the video are genuine and they were part of the offshoot of the proceedings.

Mr. Jo said he is hopeful that, the committee will conclude it’s proceedings by Friday and prepare it’s report for submission to the State Secretariat of the party.

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AHEAD OF THE APC PRIMARIES, ZAMFARA FMR. FED. LAWMAKER MEETS PARTY DELEGATES.

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The former lawmaker who represented Maru and Bungudu Federal constituency Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannan Bungudu has met with party stakeholders from his constituency in his bid to woe their support ahead of the forthcoming APC primaries.

Zannan Bungudu is re-contesting for the same post of member representing Maru/Bungudu at the federal house of reps under the umbrella of All Progressive Congress.

His bid to contest the post followed the recent reconciliation effort between the serving Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle and the former Governor Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar.

The meeting which took place at the conference hall of City King Hotel Gusau on Wednesday was attended by the APC Chairmen for Maru and Bungud and all the delegates from the two local government areas.

During the interface, vital issues regarding the progress of the APC, Bello Matawalle and all the party aspirants were discussed.

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APC COMMITTEE SCREENS (28) LAWMAKERS IN ZAMFARA

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The APC screening committee sent to Zamfara State has screened (28) aspirants who are going to contest for the posts of members of Zamfara State House of Assembly.

The seven-man committee led by Hon. Babangida Tijjani Banki from Borno State assured that justice would be done to all the aspirants screened.

With the screening of the 28 aspirants, four constituencies may likely go into the primary election if consensus has not been reached between the candidates.

The state House of Assembly has the vacancy of only (24) members representing the (14) local government councils.

The remaining members of the committee include Hon Wakili Aliyu, Hon Abubakar Yarima, Faruk Ibrahim Tsiga, Hon Abdullahi Musa, Hon Adamu Ibrahim and Hajiya Fadima Ibrahim who is to serve as committee Secretary.

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GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE NAMES NEW EMIRS

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Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the appointment of Alh Muh’d Bello Suleiman as the new Sarkin Zamfaran Zurmi (Emir of Zurmi).

He has also appointed Alh Aliyu Garba Marafa as the new Emir of Birnin Yan doto while Alh Muhd Aliyu was appointed as the new Sarkin Bazai.

The two emirs of Bazai and Birnin Yandoto were appointed following the signing into law the amended Zamfara Emirate Council Act 2022 which led to the creation of the two additional emirate councils of Yandoto and Bazai.

As for the new Emir of Zurmi he was appointed following the dethronement of the former Emir Atiku Abubakar by the current administration of Bello Matawalle

According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the state government Kabiru Balarabe, the Governor also approved the appointment of Alh Habib Lawal Habib khalifa as the new Bunun Tsafe the Senior District Head of Tsafe.

Both appointments take immediate effect.

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