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ZAMFARA NNPP SENATORIAL CANDIDATE, (3) OTHERS FOR THE POST OF HOUSE REPS JOINS APC

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Less than a month to the 2023 general election general elections, four national assembly candidates for New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) have defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress.

They included NNPP Senatorial candidate for Zamfara West, Alh Abdulmalik Adamu, House of Representatives candidates for Mafara/Anka, Mustapha Suleiman Na’Allah, Gummi/Bukkuyum, Hon Sanusi Mohammed and Bakura/Maradun, Kasimu Mohammed Bello as well as the NNPP ALGON Chairman, Abdullah Aminu Mafara.

The new defectors were introduced to Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle by the state APC Chairman, Hon. Tukur Umar Danfulani at Maradun during the governorship campaign rally.

They informed the governor that they were compelled to join the APC following the sterling efforts of the governor in the fight against armed banditry and other crimes bedeviling the state.

“According to them, the aim of the opposition is always to come and right the wrongs by the incumbent and that since they have strongly appreciated Matawalle’s efforts in addressing insecurity, all that is now required is to join hands and support him”.

According the party spokesperson Mal. Yusuf Idris Gusau, the defectors also left the NNPP because of the dictatorial nature of the leadership of their former party, the NNPP.

They urged all those in the opposition to stop what they called ‘chasing the mirage’ and join the winning team for the growth, peace, and development of the state.

While receiving the new APC members, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle expressed happiness in their quest to join forces with him for the progress of Zamfara and its citizens.

The governor who said the NNPP leaders and their teeming supporters came at the right time when campaign is ongoing, he called on them to continue to mobilize voters and support for all the APC candidates.

He assured them that their efforts will be handsomely rewarded, as they will always be treated as APC members with equal benefits and opportunities.

Earlier while presenting them to the governor, Chairman of the party, Hon. Tukur Umar Danfulani said more are expected to join APC from the opposition from now up to the election time.

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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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