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Zamfara House bans supporters of govt nominees from attending plenaries



Zamfara State Home of Meeting has lamented that the unruly behaviour of supporters of presidency nominees that normally escorted them to the Home for screening as commissioners, particular Advisers, or different statutory positions as required by legislation.

In a press assertion signed by the Director-Basic, Press Affairs of the Home, Comrade Mustapha Jafaru Kaura, the State Meeting resolved to ban supporters from attending its plenaries on the gallery.

“This determination was reached on the plenary when some members of the State Meeting made some observations with some commissioners and particular Advisers nominees despatched to the Home for affirmation by the state governor Hon. Bello Mohammad Matawalle.

“Commentary was raised by Hon. Abdulnasir Ibrahim Gayari representing Gummi 2 and Hon. Shamsu Hassan Basko representing Talata Mafara North in opposition to the nomination of Jamilu Ahmad Gusau, Rabi Ibrahim Shinkafi and Dr Atiku Balarabe Zawiyya, respectively.

“Nevertheless, members of the Home had been apparently not glad with the best way the supporters of those nominees had been insulting the lawmakers with abusive phrases on the gallery, thereby disrespecting the dignity and sanctity of the members and the Home as an entire.


“Whereas expressing their dismay over the problem, the Home chief, Hon. Faruk Musa Dosara and Hon. Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma condemned in totality the barbaric unruly and undemocratic behaviour of those supporters and referred to as on their colleagues to forestall future prevalence of this ugly scenario.

“After a lot deliberations and debate on the matter by the lawmakers, the Speaker, Hon. Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya whereas condemning the act by these hoodlums, consoled his colleagues and apologized to them for the shame they acquired from the political thugs.

“The Speaker, due to this fact, dominated that henceforth solely three humble and revered supporters can be allowed to escort any authorities nominee to the Home for screening and affirmation,” he mentioned within the assertion.

The Speaker ordered the sergeant at arms of the Meeting and different safety personnel hooked up to the Home to take decisive actions in opposition to any erring political thug that attempted to check the need of the Home.

The speaker cooled down the political stress within the Home they usually later confirmed the nomination of the 2 commissioners and ten particular Advisers, in addition to the State Auditor-Basic.

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