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YOUR PLAN TO DEFECT TO APC AMOUNT TO VACATING YOUR SEAT AS EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR: PDP TELLS BELLO MATAWALLE

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People Democratic Party has cautioned Governor Bello Matawalle to either step down his intention to defect to the APC or risk losing his seat as executive Governor of Zamfara State.

The National Publicity Secretary of the Party Kola  Ologbondiyan declared this while addressing Press Conference in Abuja on Tuesday.

“The Peoples Democratic Party PDP is watching development in Zamfara State and its concern report by the state Governor Bello Matawalle to cross over to the All Progressive Congress”

The PDP categorically cautioned the Zamfara State Governor  Bello Matawalle to knows that his plans amount to a decision to vacate office as no law allows him to cross over to any other party with the Governorship mandate statutorily given to the PDP through the ballot box as already established by the provision of the 1999 constitution 1999 as amended and standing judgement of the supreme court”.

The PDP has also cautioned members of the National Assembly as well as members of the State House of Assembly not to allow themselves to be pushed into losing their seat as the provision of the constitution is very clear in banning lawmakers from cross carpeting”.

Meanwhile, the national working committee has approved the dissolution of the state executive caretaker committee of the PDP the decision is in line with the provision of section 39 (2) (b) of the party constitution

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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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