Leader of the protesters, Malam Musa Abdullahi, who addressed journalists, said they were at the Government House to solicit for government’s intervention to rescue the abductees.
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Tofa, the presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention in the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, died on Monday at the age of 75 years.
SP Muhammed Shehu, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, made the disclosure at a press briefing in Gusau
The government has also shut down schools, both private and public, operating in all the local governments in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Gov. Bello Matawalle had recently announced seven drastic security measures, as part of his efforts at addressing the worsening security situation in the state.
Governors Ben Ayade and Bello Matawalle were accompanied to the event by the chairman Caretaker Committee of the party and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni; Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, who is the chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, and Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State.
Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after listening to the ex-parte motion of the plaintiffs’ counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN, praying the court for an order to serve the 1st and 2nd defendants by substituted means through pasting the originating process at Zamfara State Liaison Office in Abuja.
”Following the recent attacks on some communities by some recalcitrant heartless hoodlums, leading to the killings of several innocent citizens of our dear state, Matawalle has directed the cancellation of the June 12, Democracy Day celebration”, Dosara said in a statement in Gusau, on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 13 governors are; Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Douye Diri of Bayelsa, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu.
The state PDP Chairman, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani, said at a news conference in Gusau on Saturday that the party has no faction in the state.
The president’s statement was relayed on Sunday, through Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, who led a high-powered federal government delegation to sympathise with the people and government of Zamfara.
Chairman of the council and Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, stated this in Gusau on Sunday when he led members of the council to sympathise with Gov. Bello Matawalle and the people of the state over the incident.
He said this in reaction to the abduction of 317 girls from Government Science College, Zamfara State on Friday.
Speaking at the inauguration of the operation at 42 PMF Squadron Gusau on Thursday, the State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, commended Inspector-General of Police (I-G) Muhammad Adamu for giving special attention to Zamfara.
Commissioner for Education in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, told newsmen on Tuesday in Zamfara that a task force that would ensure compliance with the closure order would soon be inaugurated.
The state Chairman of the association, Rev. Fr. Iliya Tsiga, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Gusau.
Iliyasu said the unconditional release of the victims, who hail from Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the state, followed the “carrot and stick” approach initiated by Matawalle.
Respondents to a News Agency of Nigeria survey in Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe and neighbouring Jigawa states, say although the state governments have been doing their best, the enormity of the challenge calls for the contributions of all and sundry.
Speaking at the wedding fatiha and ceremony at Tsafe emir’s palace on Saturday, Abdullahi said that the gesture was aimed at supporting the less privileged and victims of banditry and other security challenges.
This was confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau on Monday by Yusuf Idris, Director-General to Gov. Bello Matawalle on Media, Communications and Public Enlightenment.