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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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AHEAD OF THE APC PRIMARIES, ZAMFARA FMR. FED. LAWMAKER MEETS PARTY DELEGATES.

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The former lawmaker who represented Maru and Bungudu Federal constituency Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannan Bungudu has met with party stakeholders from his constituency in his bid to woe their support ahead of the forthcoming APC primaries.

Zannan Bungudu is re-contesting for the same post of member representing Maru/Bungudu at the federal house of reps under the umbrella of All Progressive Congress.

His bid to contest the post followed the recent reconciliation effort between the serving Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle and the former Governor Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar.

The meeting which took place at the conference hall of City King Hotel Gusau on Wednesday was attended by the APC Chairmen for Maru and Bungud and all the delegates from the two local government areas.

During the interface, vital issues regarding the progress of the APC, Bello Matawalle and all the party aspirants were discussed.

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APC COMMITTEE SCREENS (28) LAWMAKERS IN ZAMFARA

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The APC screening committee sent to Zamfara State has screened (28) aspirants who are going to contest for the posts of members of Zamfara State House of Assembly.

The seven-man committee led by Hon. Babangida Tijjani Banki from Borno State assured that justice would be done to all the aspirants screened.

With the screening of the 28 aspirants, four constituencies may likely go into the primary election if consensus has not been reached between the candidates.

The state House of Assembly has the vacancy of only (24) members representing the (14) local government councils.

The remaining members of the committee include Hon Wakili Aliyu, Hon Abubakar Yarima, Faruk Ibrahim Tsiga, Hon Abdullahi Musa, Hon Adamu Ibrahim and Hajiya Fadima Ibrahim who is to serve as committee Secretary.

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GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE NAMES NEW EMIRS

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Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the appointment of Alh Muh’d Bello Suleiman as the new Sarkin Zamfaran Zurmi (Emir of Zurmi).

He has also appointed Alh Aliyu Garba Marafa as the new Emir of Birnin Yan doto while Alh Muhd Aliyu was appointed as the new Sarkin Bazai.

The two emirs of Bazai and Birnin Yandoto were appointed following the signing into law the amended Zamfara Emirate Council Act 2022 which led to the creation of the two additional emirate councils of Yandoto and Bazai.

As for the new Emir of Zurmi he was appointed following the dethronement of the former Emir Atiku Abubakar by the current administration of Bello Matawalle

According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the state government Kabiru Balarabe, the Governor also approved the appointment of Alh Habib Lawal Habib khalifa as the new Bunun Tsafe the Senior District Head of Tsafe.

Both appointments take immediate effect.

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