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RAMADAN WELFARE PACKAGE: ZAMFARA GOVERNOR DISTRIBUTES 180,000 BAGS OF ASSORTED FOOD ITEMS, PREPARES PACKAGE FOR STATE CIVIL SERVANTS

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Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has flags off the distribution of 180,000 assorted bags of food items to needy and less privilege person for this year’s Ramadan

The number of food items include 60,000 bags of rice, 30,000 bags of sugar, 50,000 bags of millet, 30,000 bags of maize, 10,000 bags of beans and 2000 cartons of milk.

In a speech by the Governor a copy which was issued to this medium said, 40,000 pieces of veritable wax and clothing materials have been purchased for distribution to the less privilege persons in order for them to celebrate their ideal fitr with relative ease.

The Governor had further explained that, Ramadan feeding would be conducted across all the 2,516 polling units of the State.

He further said he has directed the State Ministry for Local Government and Community Development to collaborate with the 14 Local Government Councils to establish additional feeding centers in each of the local government councils.

He also said he has directed the office of the Head of Service to prepare a comprehensive Ramadan package for the state civil servants in order to encourage and boost their morale.

He called on the well to do individuals to continue to compliment the effort of the government by offering help and assistance to the needy and less privilege during this sacred month of Ramadan.

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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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