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ZMSHA BAN NOMINEES FROM COMING TO HOUSE DURING

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Zamfara State House of Assembly has warned nominees sent for screening and confirmation by the executive Governor to stay away from bringing their supporters into the Chambers, often invitation by the house.

The Speaker of the State House of Assembly Nasiru Muazu Magarya communicated the decision during the Wednesday’s plenary

According to the statement by the Spokes’ person of the house Mustapha Jafar Kaura said, the house became dissatisfied with mammoth crowd that usually accompanied nominees to the house who used to distract the house via many immoral utterances.

According to Jafar a small crise ensued when two of the members of the State House of Assembly namely Abdulnaseer Gayari and Shamsu Hassan Basko stood up to raise some concern on the manner in which nominees like Atiku Balarabe Zawiyya, Rabiatu Ibrahim Shinkafi and Malam Jamilu Ahmad Gusau were asked to drop their CV’s take a vow and leave without drilling them to explain the records of their previous achievements.

The circumstances behind the observations raised did not go well with some supporters of the nominees who were already watching the proceedings in the galary, a circumstance that influenced them to react and started exchanging insulting words between them and members.

The Speaker, who expressed sadness with the development rules that henceforth, only three humble persons would be allowed to accompany a nominee into the house.

While apologizing to his colleagues for the unanticipated embarrassment he warned the sergeant, at arm to henceforth take decisive measures on any political supporter that goes against the rules of the house.

According to Jafaru, the Speaker later confirmed the nomination of two Commissioners and ten Special Advisers as well as the State Auditor General.

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AHEAD OF THE APC PRIMARIES, ZAMFARA FMR. FED. LAWMAKER MEETS PARTY DELEGATES.

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The former lawmaker who represented Maru and Bungudu Federal constituency Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannan Bungudu has met with party stakeholders from his constituency in his bid to woe their support ahead of the forthcoming APC primaries.

Zannan Bungudu is re-contesting for the same post of member representing Maru/Bungudu at the federal house of reps under the umbrella of All Progressive Congress.

His bid to contest the post followed the recent reconciliation effort between the serving Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle and the former Governor Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar.

The meeting which took place at the conference hall of City King Hotel Gusau on Wednesday was attended by the APC Chairmen for Maru and Bungud and all the delegates from the two local government areas.

During the interface, vital issues regarding the progress of the APC, Bello Matawalle and all the party aspirants were discussed.

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APC COMMITTEE SCREENS (28) LAWMAKERS IN ZAMFARA

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The APC screening committee sent to Zamfara State has screened (28) aspirants who are going to contest for the posts of members of Zamfara State House of Assembly.

The seven-man committee led by Hon. Babangida Tijjani Banki from Borno State assured that justice would be done to all the aspirants screened.

With the screening of the 28 aspirants, four constituencies may likely go into the primary election if consensus has not been reached between the candidates.

The state House of Assembly has the vacancy of only (24) members representing the (14) local government councils.

The remaining members of the committee include Hon Wakili Aliyu, Hon Abubakar Yarima, Faruk Ibrahim Tsiga, Hon Abdullahi Musa, Hon Adamu Ibrahim and Hajiya Fadima Ibrahim who is to serve as committee Secretary.

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GOV. BELLO MATAWALLE NAMES NEW EMIRS

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Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the appointment of Alh Muh’d Bello Suleiman as the new Sarkin Zamfaran Zurmi (Emir of Zurmi).

He has also appointed Alh Aliyu Garba Marafa as the new Emir of Birnin Yan doto while Alh Muhd Aliyu was appointed as the new Sarkin Bazai.

The two emirs of Bazai and Birnin Yandoto were appointed following the signing into law the amended Zamfara Emirate Council Act 2022 which led to the creation of the two additional emirate councils of Yandoto and Bazai.

As for the new Emir of Zurmi he was appointed following the dethronement of the former Emir Atiku Abubakar by the current administration of Bello Matawalle

According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the state government Kabiru Balarabe, the Governor also approved the appointment of Alh Habib Lawal Habib khalifa as the new Bunun Tsafe the Senior District Head of Tsafe.

Both appointments take immediate effect.

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