In a recent development, the Zamfara House of Assembly has completed the screening and confirmation process for 18 nominees who were put forth by Governor Dauda Lawal for appointment as commissioners in the state. This significant step was confirmed during the Assembly’s plenary session held in Gusau on Thursday.
According to the statement issued by Malam Nasiru Biyabiki, the Public Relations Officer of the House, the Seventh Assembly had received the list of 18 nominees from Governor Lawal for confirmation.
“The nominees were screened and confirmed at the Assembly’s plenary in Gusau on Thursday.
The confirmed nominees include prominent individuals such as Sule Adamu, Salisu Musa, Kabiru Birnin-Magaji, Yau Haruna-Bakura, Abdurrahman Tumbido, Lawali Barau, Nasiru Ibrahim, Tasiu Musa, and Mannir Haidara. Among the other confirmed commissioners 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.
The screening process was initiated by the Majority Leader of the House, Malam Bello Mazawaje (APC – Tsafe East), who moved the motion on behalf of the governor’s request for confirmation of the nominees. This motion was seconded by the Minority Leader of the House, Malam Aliyu Ango (APC – Talata-Mafara South).
During the proceedings, Mazawaje appealed to his fellow lawmakers to unanimously agree to set aside the House Order XV Rule 6 (6) of its Standing Orders in order to allow the nominees to be admitted into the Chamber for the screening.
Following the thorough screening, all 18 nominees received unanimous approval from the lawmakers, thus securing their roles as Commissioners and Members of the State Executive Council.
The screening and confirmation process signifies a significant step forward in the government’s efforts to enhance governance and strengthen the executive team in Zamfara State. (News Agency of Nigeria – NAN)