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MAY DAY CELEBRATION: ZAMFARA FIRST LADY HAILS HUSBAND FOR AVAILING WOMEN WITH OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE STATE

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The First Lady of Zamfara Hajiya Aisha Bello Matawalle has urged Zamfara women-workers to be committed to fighting gender-base violence within the mainstream civil service.

The First Lady who made the remarks as part commemoration of the 2021 workers day said gender base violence is a very serious societal problem that requires the attention of women elites particularly those in the civil service with a view to liberating their fellow women folks from the discrimination they suffer in the hands of their male counterparts.

Hajiya Aisha said “women in the civil service have grater role to play in the fight against the discrimination the female folks faced in the hands of men within the majority stream civil service.

In a statement by the Press Secretary office of the first lady Zainab shuaibu Abdullahi said, until when women in the civil service unite together to fight a common front especially as it relate to discrimination against women, Nigerian women particularly in northern Nigeria would continue to face difficulty in occupying high positions within the civil service.

She urged Governor Bello Matawalle to intensify the ongoing efforts of his administration to integrate more women in to corporate responsibilities.

Hajiya Aisha commended the effort of her husband in the integration of more women into his cabinet and urged him to do more.

She urged husbands to allow their educated wives to take appointments in the civil service, to contribute their quarter in the development of Zamfara state.

She also urged traditional rulers and Islamic scholars to help in the mobilization and enlightenment of women and their husbands to always participate in the activities and events that are geared towards improving the welfare and well-being of women in the state.

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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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