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RAMADAN WELFARE PACKAGE: FORMER ZAMFARA GOVERNOR YARI DISTRIBUTES 130 TRUCKS OF ASSORTED FOOD ITEMS

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Former Governor of Zamfara Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar has donated a total of 130 trucks ot assorted food stuffs to thousands of party supporters as Ramadan welfare package. 

According to the statistics by the party office said the food stuffs to be distributed would cost the state worth N1. 4 billion naira. 

He said, the assorted food items include 54 trucks of of rice, 32 trucks of sugar, 22 trucks of maize and 22 trucks of millet.

According to the breakdown by the Chairman of the distribution committee Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa, Gusau the capital city of Zamfara would received a total of 400 bags of rice, 1,200 bags of sugar, 600 bags of maize and 600 bags of millet.

Each of the remaining 13 local government council areas would received  1200 bags of rice, 600 bags of sugar, 300 bags of maize and 300 bags of millet.

The items include 54 trucks of 50kg bags of rice, 32 trucks of 50kg bags of sugar, 22 trucks of maize and 22 trucks of millet.

Represented by Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa Yari said, the gesture is to enable Muslims perform their Ramadan fast with relative ease. 

” Former governor Yari decided to disburse these food items to assist the needy to perform this year’s Ramadan at ease in line with our party’s quest to enhance the standard of living of our people,” Senator Marafa added.

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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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