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ZMSG ANNOUNCES THE ARREST OF SUSPECT WHO SUPPLIES MILITARY UNIFORMS AND KITS TO BANDITS

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Zamfara State government has declared that, a suspect was arrested in connection with supply of amunitions to bandits.

In a joint press conference between the state ministry of information and that of Security and Home Affairs, the government said, the suspect was caught in possession of 20 rounds of 62mm of live amunitions at the point of handing over to the buyer one Kabiru Bashir of Maniya village after payment of N100,000.00 advance payment.

The Government further said, another suspect from Sokoto was caught by detectives supplying military uniforms and kits to suspected bandits.

It also said, nine military bulletproof, four sets of military camouflage uniforms, five pairs of military hand globes, two first bank ATM cards, 1 Nigerian Army ID card and one Samsung android handset were recovered in his possession.

In a similar effort the statement said, on the 1st of April 2021 a team of policemen attached to Serious Crime Unit while acting on intelligence information intercepted two suspects from Zurmi and Shinkafi local government allegedly supplying bandits with amunition and military camouflage from Lagos.

Zamfara State government also said, on 31st March 2021, a team of the policemen, on patrol along Wanke-Dansadau road arrested another suspect from Rukuja Area of Musawa LGA of Katsina State.

In the course of interrogation, the suspect was discovered to be from one of the hideouts in the forest of Dansadau and while searching through his handset the suspect’s picture was discovered holding Ak—47 rifle and other sophisticated weapons belonging to him.

It added that, the fifth suspect from Kamarawa village via Isa Local Government area of Sokoto State who is a medical doctor was arrested by the operation Puff Adder policemen allegedly supplying military kits to suspected armed bandits within Shinkafi axis on the 4th April, 2021.

The state government said, Ten pairs of military jingle boots, five sets of shingers and military hand globes were recovered from the suspect.

Another suspect was arrested on the 4th of April, 2021 by a team of policemen attached to Counterterrorism Unit (CTU Base 18 Gusau) in possession of 2 locally made guns, 12 live cartridges, a bunch of charms and cash amounting to N523,000.00.

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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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