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TWO POLICE MOBILE SQUADRONS TO BE ESTABLISH IN ZAMFARA: GOV. MATAWALLE. By. Anas Sani Anka

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Two additional mobile police squadrons are to be established in Maradun and Shinkafi local government areas of the state aimed at enhancing security situation in the state.
The Governor made the disclosure when he receives delegation from Shinkafi local government who paid him a Sallah Homage at his Maradun country home.
“I am happy to announce  to you that, the federal government has honoured our request for the establishment of two additional mobile police squadrons in the state for the purpose of improving the Security of lives and properties of our citizens. 
In a statement signed by the Director General Public Enlightenment, Media  and Communication Malam Yusuf Idris reads “Governor Matawalle explained that the two Squadron Commanders have already been deployed and that his government is working hard for the successful and smooth takeoff of their activities”.
Mr Idris further said, with the establishment of the two police squadrons, a lot of Security challenges facing the state will further be reduced as the development will also strengthen the peace process initiated by his administration which has already yielded positive results.
He maintained that, it was as a result of the peace talks that all the markets and some unaccessible  roads that were hitherto closed were re-opened and a lot of commercial activities have now resumed  without any fear of attack. 
Yusuf Idris said, “the Governor commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the police high command for honouring his request leading to the establishment of the mobile police squadrons in the state”. 
Delivering the Sallah message on behalf of the people of Shinkafi local government Council, leader of the delegation, Dr Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi said, they were at the Governor’s residence to thank him for approving the sum of 2.7 Billion Naira for the construction of a referral hospital in Shinkafi town which he said will improve healthcare services for the people of Zamfara North Senatorial district.
Wamban Shinkafi also commended the Governor for taking steps aimed at tackling the Insecurity that is bedeviling  the people of the area for almost eight years saying before now, Shinkafi was the epicenter of Kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed banditry as testified by MD Abubakar led committee adding tat, now the narratives are changing.
He used the opportunity of the visit to also appealed for the setting of any State owned tertiary institution in the zone with a view to improving the educational system in the senatorial district. 
Dr Shinkafi also assured the governor of their total support to all his administration’s policies and programmes noting that the people of the area are so proud of the administration.

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ZAMFARA WOMEN AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER HAILS AFFIRMATION OF AISHA BINANI AS APC GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE FOR ADAMAWA

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The Zamfara State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Hajiya Zainab Lawal Gummi has hailed the verdict of the Court of Appeal which affirms the valid candidature of Sen. Aisha Binani as the APC gubernatorial candidate for the Adamawa state in the 2023 election.

According to the statement by the Spokesperson of the Ministry Sulaiman Isah, the Commissioner described the judgment as a victory for democracy and rule of law.

The statement further stated that, the court of Appeal verdict has further strengthened the hope of the Nigerian people that courts in Nigeria remain the last hope of the common people.

She congratulated the women of Adamawa state for having Sen. Binani as the gubernatorial candidate, noting that Aisha will do everything possible to improve their standard if elected as the Governor.

The commissioner congratulated the senator for her victory and advised her to take the issue of women and children seriously if she succeeds in becoming the governor of Adamawa state.

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ZAMFARA POLICE RESCUE (1) OLD BABY & (6) WOMEN FROM ABDUCTORS

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Zamfara state police command has announced the rescue of six women and one year old boy who were kidnapped at Kadamutsa village in Zurmi local government area of the state.

According to the police command Public Relations  Officer in Zamfara SP Shehu Muhammad, the rescue was successful after the police operatives in collaboration with the local vigilante stormed the suspected location where the abductees were hosted.

“Police operatives mobilized to the location where a search and rescue operation was conducted  along Zurmi – Jibiya axis, leading to the unconditional rescue of all the victims  unhurt”.

Shehu said the victims were debriefed and handed over to their relations after they were medically examined

The Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf while commending the Police operatives and vigilante for the successful rescue operation, congratulates the victims for regaining their freedom, and reiterates the determination of the police command in riding the state of criminal activities and apprehend criminal elements committing heinous crimes across the state.

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LIBERTY TV VETERAN JOURNALIST BASHIR BABA DIES

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A Veteran journalist and Analyst for various radio and television stations, Bashir Mohammed Baba is death.

He died in the early hours of Friday in Abuja as a result of injuries from complications from domestic accidents in his bathroom.

Bashir Baba an experienced journalist of over four decades which began with NTA, is one of the analysts of BBC, VOA, DW-Radio as well as Prestige Radio, Minna flagship programme, ‘Kasar Mu a Yau’ as well as Idon Mikiya programme of Farin Wata Television/Vision FM.

He anchored flagship programmes at Liberty Television programme. He was also Senior Assistant Media ( Foreign Affairs ministry) under Ambassador Aminu Bashir Wali.

Late Bashir Baba, will be buried later on Saturday in Wudil Kano State.

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