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PDP WRONGS GOVERNOR MATAWALLE OF ZAMFARA IN FOUR WAYS

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A Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party in the North West Yusuf Dingyadi has accused the People’s Democratic Party of doing four wrong things for Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State.

Dingyadi who made the statement during a Thunder Blowers TV show Dawache Kazo said, the first of the offense was when Governor Bello Matawalle made some statements regarding solid mineral deposit in Zamfara the first set of people to attack him were PDP Governors from the Southern part of the country and that PDP refused to call them as family and reconcile their areas of differences.

He said it was the Presidential Spokes Person Garba Shehu who put clarity on the statement by Bello Matawalle before the matter could be laid to rest.

Secondly he said when Jangebe school girls were abducted not a single person from the PDP including its Governors came to Gusau to commiserate with the Governor and or take step to condemn to the attack in its entirety.

He said it was only Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Sultan of Sokoto who stopped to commiserate with the Governor of Zamfara Bello Matawalle when they were returning from an official trip at Kaduna.

When the girls were released not even one person from the PDP came to rejoice with the Governor not until when the APC Governors came to visit and congratulated him over their released.

APC delegation including the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar also traveled all the way from Katsina to commiserate with the government and people of Zamfara State over the fire incident that occurred.

He said even the PDP Senators from Zamfara have not thought it wise to invite the Senate President to visit Zamfara and commiserate with the Governor being him a member of the PDP.

Dingyadi added that the issue of “No-fly zone” was another thing that pains Governor Matawalle and when the decision was taken PDP has failed to come out to comment on the matter, and it was purely a decision to hurt the Governor

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ZAMFARA NUJ ELECT MAI ZARE, M.B UMAR AS NEW CHAIR & DEPUTY

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Members of Zamfara State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) have elected their new Chairman, who is to steer the activities of the union.

Ibrahim Musa Maizare who was the former Chairman of the Zamfara State based newspaper chapel “The Legacy” was elected alongside Haliru Muhammad Umar from the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) chapel as his Deputy.

The remaining seats of the state officers of the union were returned unopposed, except the office of the Treasurer.

The election of the new executives followed the expiration of the tenure of the current executives, led by the Publisher of the Analyzer Newspaper Mai Haraji Altine Salah.

Mai Zare who was immediately sworn into the office alongside other executives, thanked the members of the state council for having confidence in his leadership and assured that he is going to reposition things in the union for a sustainable change.

He promised to come up with innovation that will transform the union and reposition it to be more sound like before and called for continued cooperation from all the members of the union.

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I NEVER ASK GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE TO DASH ME A CAR.

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The Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara state Faruk Ahmad Shatiman Rijiya has challenged those in the APC to prove whether the embattled eighteen seater bus they were making noise over was personally donated to him by Governor Matawalle or for the office of the PDP Publicity of Secretary.

Shatima who declared this during a Press Conference in Gusau on Friday said, contrary to the noise making round the public, he has never, for once, begged Governor Matawalle to dash him a car instead, the Governor personally feels he wanted to donate the car to him because of the role he played during his electioneering campaigns in 2019.

“If they wanted the car to be returned as claimed, let them tell the world how the Governor donated out the car to me through late Ibrahim Mallaha of blessed memory. The Governor gave the car to late Mallaha for onward handing over to me as personal donation, and I am certain if they met the him, he will confirm this to them.

“I am not in politics for vehicle, asked those who were with us in 2019. I used my personal Peugeot (406) to move with the Governor throughout the campaign period. I was not paid even money for fuel and the Governor knew that, and may be in his wisdom that was why he decided to dash me a vehicle I did not beg for”.

On the new security measures taken by the Governor, Shatiman Rijiya said he is sure the measures are targeted at the supporters of the PDP and because election is approaching, noting that they have every reason to entertain fear.

If the measures are initiated to get the lives of the typical Zamfara citizen better and secured, PDP will welcome the idea but noted that, under the current situation, the party and its members are not confident enough with the Governor’s pronouncement.

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SHATIMAN RIJIYA TO GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE: STOP INSULTING PDP

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The Zamfara State Secretary of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Faruk Ahmad Shatiman Rijiya has called on Governor Bello Matawalle to desist from insulting PDP because it was the platform he used to become the Governor of Zamfara state in 2019.

Shatiman Rijiya who stated this during a Press Conference on Friday reminded Governor Bello Matawalle that, the certificate of return issued to him by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was bearing the name of the PDP not APC the political party he defected to.

He described as morally wrong for the Governor to be rendering insult on the party that produces him as a substantive Governor, noting that even the people who are very familiar with his political antecedent and how he emerged as the Governor of Zamfara would not be happy with him abusing his original political platform.

He added that, PDP will continue to watch things as they unfold in Zamfara and continue to raise alarm where right decisions are not taken in the overall interest of the people of the state

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