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ZMSG DECLINES REPARTRIATION OREDR ON ALMAJIRI PUPILS. By Anas Sani Anka

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Zamfara state government has declined it’s earlier plans of repatriating Almajiri pupils out of the state hence, it has welcome those repatriated from other states to please come to Zamfara as they would be accommodated with all convininence.
It could be recalled that, Zamfara state had earlier made it’s plan to repatriate all Almajiri pupils out of the state public hence the decision was reached after the meeting of Northern Governors Forum and even set up a committee under it’s Commissioner for Religious Affairs.
But in a statement signed by the Governors Director General on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communication Malam Yusuf Idris said “the governor made his position of declining the earlier order issued known when he received two leading Islamic scholars, Sheikh Abdullahi Umar Dallah Dallah the Chief Imam of Sambo Dan-Ashafa Jumaat Mosque Gusau, and Sheikh Bello Kanwa for a Sallah homage at his country home, Maradun. 
Yusuf Idris said, the governor also announced the scrapping of the committee on repatriation which he earlier constituted as well as terminate the repatriation plans of the state.
He said, the decision followed a careful study of Almajiri system in the state which according to him “only needs to be integrated into  western education for the purpose of availing the Almajiri pupils with both the dual educational opportunities.
“Almajiri child has a right to quality education at all levels of governance in the country, Zamfara State inclusive, and his administration is working hard to come up with a reforms that will integrate Almajiri system of education in a more attractive and more accepted way”. Matawalle added
Governor Matawalle also called on the Islamic scholars in the country to preach for Justice and unity among people with a view to having a United Nigeria.
Earlier, in their separate speeches, Malam Abdullahi Umar Dalla-Dalla and Malam Bello Kanwa commended the Governor for his concern to the plight of the people and for opening up of his doors for meaningful contributions from the public and urged him to sustain the culture for the overall success of his administration.

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ZAMFARA CP ELKANA RETIRES FROM ACTIVE SERVICE

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has formally retired from active service of the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday.

He retired on age ground since he has thirty-three of active years in service.

He assumed office as police Commissioner in Zamfara in August 13th 2021 and formally retired after attaining 60 years of age.

During his twelve months of active service as the Police, Commissioner Elkana work harder

Addressing officers of the command, CP Elkana said he has never regretted serving the police force since he has done his best in serving his country.

He commended the IGP Baba Alkali, the state Governor Bello Matawalle, heads of security outfits and indeed all officers of the command for their support to him during his active days as police commissioner.

He also appealed to Nigerian youths to join the police force, stressing that it would help to enhance the depleting manpower, “in order to sustain the efforts to rid Zamfara State and Nigeria in general of security challenges.

He urged his predecessor and indeed all officers of the command to remain committed and be corrupt free in the discharge of their official duty.

Today in Gusau, I am leaving with so much legacy. We were able to stimulate our men and enhanced their operational capacity to combat crimes and criminality in the state.

“But all these achievements were made possible with the collective support and cooperation of the Inspector General of Police, Zamfara State Governor and officers and men of this command.” he explained.

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GAMJIN GUSAU GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATURE: SAMAHO HELD SENSITIZATION RALLY

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A woman leader in charge of the campaign of Dr. Dauda Lawal the Zamfara PDP gubernatorial candidate has conducted a sensitization meeting with hundreds of women as part of her strategies of securing support for the PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Mrs Lami Samaho who conducted the sensitization rally in Gusau on Wednesday with the support of some prominent women including Hajiya Lubabatu Ammani and rest the meeting was scheduled to create awareness on the need for Zamfara women to support Dr. Dauda Lawal.

She emphasized on the need for women to rally round their support for Dr. Dauda Lawal considering the good plans he had for the development of womanhood.

She said, she was sent by Dauda Lawal Dare to continue to engage women and assured them of his resolved to continue to safeguard their value and integrity.

Samaho also emphasized that, the purpose of the sensitization was to enlighten women in Zamfara on the dos and don’t expect of them ahead of the 2023 general elections.

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ZAMFARA CP ELKANA DECORATES (19) NEWLY PROMOTED SUPERINTENDENTS OF POLICE

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has decorated (19) Deputy Superintendents of Police to their new ranks of Superintendents of Police on Wednesday.

The activity which took place at the state police headquarters was witnessed by DCP Operation Dauda Mamman and DCP Finance and Administration Mr. Olubenga Adepoju.

According to the police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad, the CP warned the officers to put in their best and renew their commitment with utmost professionalism to justify the recent elevation to their new ranks.

He also thanked the IGP and indeed the Police Service Commission for the promotion and other gestures provided to the officers and men of the command, and called on all the officers within the command not to relent in doing the right thing.

Few among the officers elevated in the new promotion include, SP Sadiq Umar, O/C Highway Patrol, SP Sadiq Mohd, staff officer senior (SOS), SP Babangida Abubakar, P&G OPs, among others.

In a vote of thanks on behalf of other promo tees, SP Babangida Abubakar expressed appreciation to the IGP and Police service commission for the promotion, and promised to reciprocate the gesture through hard work, commitment in line with professional ethics and international best practices.

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