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ZMSG EXPENDS 2.9 BILLION NAIRA ON RAMADAN WELFARE PACKAGE

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Zamfara State Government has expended a total sum of 2.9 billion naira in the procurement of assorted food items and clothing materials for distribution to the needy and lessprivileged persons as Ramadan welfare package.


This is contained in a statement issued by the Chairman of the Ramadan welfare distribution  committee Speaker Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya which was signed by the State Commissioner for Information Ibrahim Magaji Dosara.


The statement said the breakdown of the quantity of the assorted food items are as follows: 
1. Rice………… 60, 000 bags

2. Millet………50,000 bags
3. Maize…………50, 000 bags
4. Beans………..30,000 bags
5. Sugar………….10,000 bags

As for the formula of distribution to local government council’s the commissioner said each local government is to receive as follows:, 


1. Gusau Local Government
a. Rice……..2124 bagsb. Millet…..708 bagsc Maize……1416d. Sugar. ….354e. Beans……354


2. Kaura Namoda Local Governmenta. Rice……….1050b. Millet………350c. Maize……..700d. Sugar……..175e. Beans……..175


3. Talata Mafara local government
a. Rice………. 1110b. Millet……… 370c. Maize…….. 740d. Sugar…….. 185e. Beans……..185


4. Gummi local governmenta. Rice……….1116b. Millet………372c. Maize……..744d. Sugar……..186e. Beans……..186


5. Tsafe local government a. Rice……….1200b. Millet………400c. Maize……..800d. Sugar……..200e. Beans……..200


6. Bungudu local government 
a. Rice……….1326b. Millet………442c. Maize……..884d. Sugar……..221e. Beans……..221


7. Zurmi local government a. Rice……….1140b. Millet………380c. Maize……..760d. Sugar……..190e. Beans……..190


8.Shinkafi local government  a. Rice……….738b. Millet………246c. Maize……..492d. Sugar……..123e. Beans……..123


9. Maradun local government
a. Rice……….876b. Millet………292c. Maize……..584d. Sugar……..146e. Beans……..146


10. Anka local governmenta. Rice……….762b. Millet………254c. Maize……..508d. Sugar……..127e. Beans……..127


11. Birnin Magaji local government
a. Rice……….738b. Millet………246c. Maize……..492d. Sugar……..123e. Beans……..123


12. Maru local government
a. Rice……….1284b. Millet………428c. Maize……..856d. Sugar……..214e. Beans……214


13. Bakura local government
a. Rice……….684b. Millet………228c. Maize……..456d. Sugar……..114e. Beans……..114


14. Bukuyum a. Rice……….948b. Millet………316c. Maize……..632d. Sugar……..158e. Beans……158


The government has also set up state and local government committees who are to monitor a d ensure judicious compliance in the distribution of the food items.

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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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