Zamfara Assembly confirms 18 commissioners

Zamfara Assembly confirms 18 commissioners

The Zamfara State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the 18 commissioner-nominees sent by Governor Dauda Lawal.

A statement issued by Malam Nasiru Biyabiki, the Public Relations Officer of the House, on Thursday, revealed that the Assembly received the list of 18 nominees by the governor for confirmation.

According to the statement, the nominees were screened and confirmed at the Assembly’s plenary in Gusau on Thursday.

The confirmed Commissioners included Sule Adamu, Salisu Musa, Kabiru Birnin-Magaji, Yau Haruna-Bakura, Abdurrahman Tumbido, Lawali Barau, Nasiru Ibrahim, Tasiu Musa and Mannir Haidara.

It said, “Among confirmed nominees also are Capt. Bala Mairiga rtd, Abdul’aziz Sani (SAN), Ahmed Yandi, Wadatau Madawaki, Aisha Anka, Bello Auta, Abdulmalik Gajam, Mahmud Muhammad and Dr Nafisa Maradun,” it added.

Malam Bello Mazawaje (APC – Tsafe East), the Majority Leader of the House, had earlier moved the motion on the governor’s request for the screening and confirmation of the nominees.

The motion was seconded by Malam Aliyu Ango (APC – Talata-Mafara South), the Minority Leader of the House.

Mazawaje appealed to his colleagues to agree and set aside the House Order XV Rule 6 (6) of its Standing Orders to admit the nominees into the Chamber for the screening.

The lawmakers unanimously confirmed the 18 nominees to serve as Commissioners and Members of the State Executive Council after the screening.

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