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ZAMFARA STATE GOVERNMENT TARGETS OVER 7000 OUT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN FOR INTEGRATION IN TO NOMADIC SCHOOLS SYSTEM

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Zamfara State government has mapped out strategies aimed at accommodating a total of 70,600,000 out of school children under it’s BESDA programme.


Executive Chairman of Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board  Aliyu Abubakar Maradun made the pronouncement during an interface with the Emirs at the Chambers of Zamfara State Council of Chiefs.


He explained that, under the same initiative the board was able to absorb a total of 63, 628, 000 out of school children off the street and engage them in to the formal education system.


He noted that though the last year’s initiative was a pilot one, the remaining six local governments would be integrated in to the initiative this year, and they would be fully supported.  
  

Based on the breakdown by the Chairman, a total of (4,756,009) almajiri pupils, (7, 330) nomadic school pupils as well as (20,544,000) girls would be targeted in this year’s initiative with 100% support from the government.
 

According to the statement by the Public Relations Officer of the board Ibrahim Musa Maizare, the Chairman commended the effort of the traditional institutions for their tireless support and cooperation noting that their contribution has yielded fruitful result.   


Responding on behalf of the seventeen Emirs Sarkin Zamfaran Anka Attahiru Muhammad Ahmad lauded the effort of the board for uplifting the standard of basic and primary education in the state and pledged to continue to support their initiative for better results.
   
    

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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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