The Zamfara State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed 18 nominees sent to the state legislature by Gov. Dauda Lawal for appointment as commissioners.
This was revealed in a statement issued in Gusau, the state capital, on Thursday by the Public Relations Officer of the House, Mallam Nasiru Biyabiki.
According to reports from the News Agency of Nigeria,the seventh assembly of the state recently announced the receipt of the 18 nominees for confirmation.
“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.
“Among the confirmed nominees also are Capt. Bala Mairiga (retd); Abdul’aziz Sani (SAN), Ahmed Yandi, Wadatau Madawaki, Aisha Anka, Bello Auta, Abdulmalik Gajam, Mahmud Muhammad and Dr Nafisa Maradun,” the statement read in part.
Earlier, the Majority Leader of the House, Mallam Bello Mazawaje (APC – Tsafe East), moved the motion on the governor’s request for the screening and confirmation of the nominees.
The motion was seconded by the Minority Leader, Mallam Aliyu Ango (APC–Talata-Mafara South).
Mazawaje appealed to his colleagues to agree and set aside the House Order XV Rule 6 (6) of its standing orders in order to admit the nominees into the chamber for the screening.
After the screening, the lawmakers unanimously confirmed the 18 nominees to serve as commissioners and members of the State Executive Council.