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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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MADAWAKI, BAKAUYE, ONE OTHER WITHDRAW FROM ZAMFARA PDP GUBERNATORIAL RACE

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An hour after the commencement of the PDP primaries in Zamfara three aspirants namely Mal. Wadatau Madawaki, Engr Ibrahim Shehu and Hafiz Nahuche have announced their withdrawal from the race.

They alleged that their withdrawal was as a result of irregularities observed shortly after the commencement of the voting.

One of the Aspirants Malam Wadatau Madawaki said, they are accusing the state party Chairman Col. Bala Mande Rtd of romancing with one of the aspirants alleging that, they have video evidence that, the party Chairman went around the hotels together with the aspirant canvassing for support from the delegates.

He also alleged that, the list brought from the National Headquarters of the party is adulterated with the names of APC members.

He also alleged that one of the members of the committee from the national was captured lobbying for votes from the delegates who cannot write their names on the ballot papers.

They announced that they have withdrawn from race and threaten to file an appeal to the national headquartered of the party for consideration.

They have also announced their readiness to proceed to court if their appeal is not considered.

 

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SERIAL ARMED BANDIT ATTACKS: ZAMFARA COMMUNITY CRIES OUT TO GOVT.

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Residents of Damaga village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state have cried out for help as bandits continue to launch serial attacks on their community, resulting in killing and abduction of many people.

A source who confided on this medium said for the past three weeks there was no day that will pass without the bandits launching attack either on the Damaga community as a whole or on individuals, especially local farmers.

He said, there are many people from Damaga and other neighboring villages who have been in captivity for sometimes and with the exception of those whose relations were able to raise money for ransom, the fate of those that have been in captivity is yet to be established.

He also said, many were killed especially when they went to their farms as the bandits insisted that, no farmer will be allowed to go to the farm for their agricultural activities.

Furthermore he added that, some residents who felt not secured, have already fled out of the Damaga community for safety.

Effort to speak to Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad on the issue has failed.

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AS ZAMFARA PDP MOVE TO CONDUCT GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES, TWO ASPIRANTS STEPS DOWN AMBITION TO SUPPORT EX-BANKER

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Two gubernatorial aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party had stepped down their ambition to support the candidature of Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare Gamjin Gusau.

The immediate past Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Barr. Mahadi Aliyu Gusau has announced his decision to step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal via a statement from his former Principal Private Secretary Aminu Umar Game-Game.

He called on all the delegates who are fully supporting him to direct their vote to Dr. Dauda Lawal in the overall interest of the state.

Two days back, another aspirant Abubakar Nakwada Gusau has also announced his formal step down for Dr. Dauda Lawal.

The party primaries which is scheduled for Wednesday is to be contested between Gamjin Gusau and three other aspirants including a retired Director of Education at the UBEC Malam Wadatau Madawaki and former Federal lawmaker Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.

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