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ZAMFARA DIRECTORATE OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS CONDUCT ASSESSMENT OF FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS, DISTRIBUTE FOOD ITEMS TO VICTIMS IN GUMMI EMIRATE

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Zamfara State Government has conducted an on the spot assessment of the areas affected by the recent flood disaster in Gummi Emirate Council of Zamfara State and also distributed relief materials to the affected victims on Monday.


The emergency intervention is part of the effort the state government is making to alleviate the suffering and also cushion the effects of the disaster on the socio-economic and political wellbeing of the people of Gummi Emirate.
Beside the distribution of the food items, the Governor’s Special Adviser on Humanitarian Affairs Faika M. Ahmad who is the leader of the state government delegation to Gummi Emirate also visited Bardoki village one of the areas badly affected by the flood disaster.
She also paid an assessment visit to the popular Bardoki bridge which connect many local communities with Gummi and Gayari district.
The delegation also visited areas like Yardusaa, Sabon Gari and other critically afffected areas in the local council.

She personally led the distribution of the  food items to the victims of the flood disaster and also participate in the assessment of the major affected areas in the emirate.
In her remarks during the assessment visit, the Special Adviser condoled with the people of the Emirate over the tragedy and also informed them that, the emergency intervention is just a beginner hence  government is making an extended effort and consulting widely to bring more intervention for the victims.
In their separate remarks, Emir of Gummi retired Justice Lawal Hassan and Gummi Local government Council Sole Administrator Ibrahim B. Ibrahim commended the effort of the state government for the emergency intervention and prayed for God almighty to continue to guide the current administration of Bello Matawalle to the right path.

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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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