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OVER 2000 IDP’S CRY FOR GOVERNMENT ATTENTION AT KWATARKWASHI CAMP

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Over 2000 Internally Displaced Persons have been crying for intervention as they suffered all forms of humanitarian crises at the Kwatarkwashi Government Secondary School.

Their condition call for immediate concern by the authorities as they cried lacking so many things including food, and other basic social amenities.

One of the IDP’s from Mada district Isah Bala said, they were chased out of their homes by over one hundred bandits who have invaded their village with deadly weapons and because of the fear of the in human activities of the bandits he and many other households left the village and take refuge at Kawatarkwashi Government Secondary School.

Another IDP Isah Muhammadu said he and his three wives have been taking refuge at Kwatarkwashi for almost a week because armed bandits have issued them with notice to leave the village completely or be killed.

Mariya Abu another IDP said many of the women at the Kwatarkwashi camp cannot explain the whereabout of their husbands and family relations as some of them moved beyond Kwatarkwashi expecting that even Kwatarkwashi may not be safer.

She said there are over twenty persons from their community who had been with the abductors for days and expressed fear that unless adequate security personals are deployed to take charge of the security of their villages they may not know when to reunite back again.

On the condition of the Kwatarkwashi IDP camp, One Babangida Kwatarkwashi said households in Kwatarkwashi have to be supporting them with food and other social utensils including detergents and medicine needed for human survival.

He said some wealthy individuals provided from time to time food stuffs to the IDP’s even as he told this medium that ZEMA officials also supported these people twice since they have taken over the school facility as their camp.

He added that based on the information they have at hand, the IDP’s are from over 20 different communities surrounding Kwatarkwashi and Mada.

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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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