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YOU OFFER ME OPPORTUNITY I WAS DENIED BY ANOTHER GOVERNOR I SERVED FOR EIGHT YEARS: DOSARA TELLS GOV. MATAWALLE

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Zamfara State Commissioner of Information Ibrahim Magaji Dosara has told Governor Matawalle that for the two months he served as the state Commissioner for information he was given the deserving opportunities to serve his state better than when he was serving another former Governor.

Dosara who was apparently referring to former Governor Abdulazeez Yari whom he served as media aid insisted that he will do everything possible to promote the integrity of the present government of Bello Matawalle by selling out its good imagery.

Dosara made the statement during an iftar with Governor Matawalle who hosted media practitioners, heads of media organizations and members of Zamfara RATTAWU in his Gusau residence on Sunday.

He acknowledged that the present administration in Zamfara is determined to build a cordial working relationship with the media practitioners so that accurate and factual information can be disseminated to the public.

On the fight against spread of fake news, Dosara said, his office in collaboration with the State Commissioner of Police and Department of State Security Services are working hand in hand to ensure that any journalist who shared a fake new is invited to probe his facts or be made to face the wrath of the law.

He cited references with the recent scenario where NUJ Zamfara suspended one of its member over spread of fake news noting that it took the intervention of his ministry to plead for his reinstatement even though the union had insisted that the suspension remains.

He commended the journalists for sustaining a cordial working relationship with the government of Matawalle whom he described as “media practitioner”.

He tactically brands name the Governor as “Garkuwan Yanjaridu” in Hausa adage meaning the “the defender of media practitioners “.

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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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