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ZAMFARA COMMISSIONER OF POLICE COMMENCES REVIEW OF CRIME FIGHTING STRATEGIES, ANNOUNCES ZERO TOLERANCE FOR HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATIONS

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Mr. Hussaini Rabiu has announced that, the command has already commences the review of the existing crime fighting strategies of the state with a view to making them effective in addressing the security challenges confronting the state.

The State Police Commissioner declared this during a maiden press conference held at the headquarters of the State Police Command in Gusau on Monday.

He said the command is making a careful study of the peculiar nature of security challenges that are prevalent in the state, which include armed banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, armed robbery, culpable homicide and other related crimes

“The combat readiness, determination and total commitment of the police under my watch will be through total onslaught against vicious crimes, and that will be carried out in partnership with the State Government, other security agencies, Traditional Rulers, Community and Religious leaders”.

“My Policing strategy will be intelligence led driven and community participation and engagement which transcends law enforcement to embrace human security and development services, but necessarily require diverse expertise and whole community support”.

“Our policing has to be driven by fore knowledge and be guided by intelligence at strategic, operational and tactical levels. It should therefore be proactive, preventive in orientation and conducted within the context of public ownership, partnership, participation, problem-solving and community support with a mainstream human security”.

“Our synergy with other security agencies in the state will be enhanced to ensure that we provide an effective security service to the people of Zamfara State where the atmosphere will be conducive for all and sundry” CP Hussaini added.

The CP who commended Governor Matawalle for the warm reception accorded him on his arrival at the state, maintained that strengthening the existing security architecture of the state remains his primary motive throughout his tenure as Police Commissioner in the state

He also commended the IGP for deploying him to work as Zamfara CP and promised to do his best to discharge the mandate.

CP Hussaini Rabiu who described the role of media in the management of the current security crises confronting the state as enormous urged members of the media to continue to sustain their partnership with the police and other security agencies for effective and accurate information dissemination.

He also urged them to always verify information received before disseminating it in order to guard against spread of fake news which may be misleading.

He also used the opportunity of the press conference to assure the people of Zamfara that his tenure would have zero tolerance for human rights violation and other unprofessional misconduct by his officers and men.

He urged miscreants to key in to the peace deal of the state government by embracing peace or be dealt with decisively.

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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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