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ZAMFARA PDP FRESH GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES: SHEHU BAKAUYE, ACCORD PARTY, HEADS TO FED. HIGH COURT GUSAU

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All is not well with the People’s Democratic Party in Zamfara as one of its gubernatorial aspirants Engr. Ibrahim Shehu as well as the Accord Party has approached the Federal High Court Gusau asking for an “order interlocutory” stopping the PDP from conducting fresh primary election for the post of Governor on Friday the 23rd of September 2022.

The notice of the substantive suite was served on both the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and People’s Democratic Party, the (PDP)

Shehu and Accord Party are asking for the court to stop the PDP from conducting fresh governorship primaries; hence the exercise is not in compliance with the provision of section 82(1) of the electoral act 2022 as amended.

Section 82(1) stated, “Every registered political party shall give the Commission at least 21 days’ notice of any convention, congress, conference, or meeting convened for the purpose of “merger” and electing members of its executive committees, other governing bodies or nominating candidates for any of the elective offices specified under this Act”.

Sub-section (5) of the electoral act stated that, “failure of a political party to notify the Commission as stated in subsection (1) shall render the convention, congress, conference or meeting invalid”.

The Federal High Court Gusau presided over by Justice Aminu Bappa has slated Tuesday the 27th of September 2022 for the hearing of the matter.

All parties were duly served with appropriate court notice, and it is expected that they should stay the action pending when the matter come up on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the 21st of September 2022 the People’s Democratic Party has issued a notice of conduct of fresh primaries to INEC which is to hold on Friday the 23rd of September 2022.

Now the onus is left for the PDP to stay action until on Tuesday or proceed with the primaries even after it was served with the court processes.

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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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