Zamfara Assembly passes bill on grants and pensions for ex-gov, deputies




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GUSAU – The Zamfara State House of Assembly on Friday passed a bill on payment of grants and pensions former governors and deputy governors in the state.

Moving the motion for the adoption of law, the Majority Leader of the House, Alhaji Salisu Musa, urged his colleagues to pass the law considering the contributions of ex-governors and their deputies to the development of the state.

Contributing to the debate, Malam Aminu Danjibga (APC-Tsafe 2), said the motion came at the right time since such officers had started emerging from the state.

Danjigba called on his collagues to unanimously adopt the bill and pass it to law.

After lsitening to contributions, the Speaker of the Assembly, Alhaji Sunusi Rikiji, said the house had agreed with the motion.

Rikiji then directed the Clerk of the House, Alhaji Abdullahi Bayero, to give it its third reading and allow its passage in to law. (NAN)