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ZAMFARA POLICE COMMAND ARREST (55) YRS OLD SUSPECT FOR SUPPLYING ILLICIT DRUGS TO BANDITS

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Zamfara police commissioner has Ayuba Elkana has announced the arrest of one suspect named Abdullahi Muhammad over allegation of supply of indian helm and illicit hard drugs to armed bandits operating along Zamfara, Kaduna and Abuja forests.

The police commissioner made the revelation during a media briefing in Gusau on Friday.

CP Elkana said “on 5th November 2021 at about 1400hrs, Police Operatives of the Command working in synergy with the FIB/STS operatives, acted on credible intelligence that led to the arrest of the above suspect who specialized in supply of Indian hemp and other illicit drugs to various bandit’s camps in Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, and Abuja axis”.

On interrogation, according to the CP, “the suspect confessed to the crime and aided the security agencies in the discovery of large quantity of dry leaves suspected to be indian hemp at Gwiwa village in Kaura Namoda local government area of Zamfara state”.

The Commissioner said investigation has been widened and that, the suspect would soon be charged to court for prosecution

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FMR. ZAMFARA SPEAKER SCORES (229) TO DELIVERS POLING

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Former Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly Sanusi Garba Rikiji of the APC has scored a total of (229) votes to defeat the PDP who polls (61) votes only.

His poling unit is Rumfar Galadima (013) in Gusau the capital city of Zamfara State.

As for the result of the state house of assembly in his poling units, APC scored a total of (232) to defeat the PDP who polls (51) votes.

Rikiji is currently the house of reps candidate for Gusau and Tsafe in the 2023 election, whose election was declared inclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He is contesting the seat together with the serving members Kabiru Amadu Mai Palace, who is from the opposition PDP.

 

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CHAIR ZBIRS, WORKS COMMISSIONER, DELIVERS POLING UNITS

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The Chairman of Zamfara State Board of Internal Revenue Service, Ali Akilu Dama Bungudu has also delivered his poling unit.

His party the APC scored a total (173) to defeat the PDP who scored (111) votes.

Similar votes were also recorded for both political parties at the level of State assembly elections.

Similarly, Zamfara State Commissioner for Works Rabiu Garba Gusau has delivered his poling units with a wide margin to defeat the PDP.

APC scored (96) votes to defeat the opposition People’s Democratic Party, which scored (16) votes for both the Governorship election and state assembly for Gusau (1) at his poling unit.

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SHA’AYAU S. PAWA MAFARA SCORES (502) VOTES TO DEFEAT PDP WITH ZERO VOTE.

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A political ally of former Governor Yari Sha’ayau Yusuf S. Paws has defeated PDP in his Township Primary school poling unit in Talatar Marafa local government area of Zamfara State.

According to an official result sheet, the politician who is a member of All Progressives Congress (APC) scored (502) votes to defeat the PDP who scored (0) votes.

The politician has made history since 2015 by maintaining the only poling units which opposition party has never won a single vote during election.

He repeated the same history during the 2023 Presidential and national assembly elections conducted three weeks back, when PDP failed to score a single vote.

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