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Zamfara Assembly turn down bill to become law that promote childrend, Young Persons Education

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Sani Muhammad Sani
Zamfara State House of Assembly has Thursday turned down report of a bill for a law to promote children and young person’s education in the state and to prevent all forms of distractions during school hours 2021 and also failed to adopt all the recommendations contained in the report.
The House unanimously agree to resent back the report to the joint House  Committees on Education, Justice and judiciary to effect some needed amendments and re-submit same to the plenary for possible consideration within one week.

The decision of the law makers to turned down the report of the private member bill sponsored by Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma, representing Maru North emanated  by the House leader Faruk Musa Dosara shortly after the Speaker of the House Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya allows a floor for the sponsor of the bill to read the report contained in the propose bill at the hallow chamber. 
In his observations the House leader Faruk Musa Dosara while commending the sponsor of the bill and the joint committee of the House for a job well done in composing a well comprehensive report, later raised  preliminary objections on the report which include among others the issue of Insecurity and upsurge of internally displace persons IDP’s in practically all the 14 local government areas of the state as a result of banditry activities which hinders the adoption of the report.
He then urge his colleagues to immediately reconvene into  a committee of a whole of the House to critically review and analyse all sectors of the report  before taking any decision on the matter, a plea that receives the support of Abdulnasir Gayari representing Gummi 2 and Nura Dahiru Sabon birnin Dan Ali a member representing Birnin Magaji constituency. 
The House went into committee of a whole and immediately after resumption to plenary speaker Nasiru Magarya ruled that it is the recommendation of the House that the report failed to scale to third reading and therefore sent back to the joint House Committee on Education, Justice and Judiciary to effect some amendments and re-submit to the plenary in the next seven days to come .
 The House also considers a bill for a law to repeal Sokoto state Teachers service Board law cap 39A of 1992 and re- enact zamfara state Teachers service Board law of 2021 and resolved to give the bill 2nd readings and later commit the bill to the House Committee on Basic,secondary and non formal Education and submit its findings in a month’s time .
 Speaker Magarya later used his discretionary powers and adjourn plenaries  to Teusday next week.

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Lagos education ministry to investigate student’s exit from school for covering textbook with obi poster

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Lagos State Ministry of Education revealed that it will deal decisively with any teacher or staff caught promoting political hatred among students. 

The state commissioner for education, Lagos state Mrs Folasade Adefisayo in a press released signed by the ministry’s Asst Director, Public Affairs, Ganiu Lawal disclosed that the ministry has summoned the principal to explain his actions.

The education ministry which is investigating the story of a ten year old Marvelous Barinaadaa that went viral on social media after her father complained that  his Daughter was Exited from Odomola junior  Secondary school, Epe in Lagos on the 14th of this March for using the poster of Peter Obi to wrap her text books  pointed out that all it’s agencies will never indulge nor instruct any school, teacher,  principal or personnel to act in such a manner. 

 Mrs. Adefisayo reassures Lagos students and the public that the issue will be dealt with decisively without delay within the ambit of Lagos state strict regulations on education explaining that the reason for sending home the  student, if the story is confirmed to be true  is unacceptable.

Mrs Adefisayo further revealed another case of a school principal at Odonguyan who was recorded on video camera that also went viral on social media in which the principal was campaigning for the political party of her choice to the students at the school premises unveiling that the offender has also been subjected to appropriate disciplinary measures.

Mrs. Adefisayo added that her ministry is always poised to promotes and operate a public school systems that is  devoid of politics and political insinuations. She re-emphasize that a thorough investigation has been launched into both issues  while measures to ensure justice and peaceful environment of learning will be ensured with a view to curtail future occurance of such incidents.

She said that anyone found violating the state civil service rules will be subjected to disciplinary measures.

Earlier, the complain letter published on social media by the parent of the child informed the public that the school Principal of his daughter who used Peter Obi poster to wrap her note Book without knowing the political implications of what might later erupt exit his child from the school.

The posting further explained that the child didn’t know anything about Politics but was sent home from the school without the school authority informing her parents of her fault and what measures the school has taken. 

The parent lamented that their guilt was supporting Peter Obi to be president and his labour party, asking the public if the principal’s action is noble. 

The parent sent the post with the letter written by the school principal and ended with “And after all we will say we are one Nigerian” requesting anyone that comes across the letter to repost in all obidients flatforms

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2023 Elections: Bauchi return indigenous students to exercise their franchise 

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Bauchi State Governor, Bala Muhammad  has directed all Bauchi state students, studying at various institutions of learning especially the higher institutions across the country to be transported back to the State with an aim to  cast their votes this weekend.

The state government according to the governor will take care of all their transportation fare and expenditure.

This directive is coming at the heel of the National Universities Commission order for the closure of all higher institutions ahead of this week’s general elections.

Farouq Mustapha, the Director General of the PDP Campaign Council in the state is saddled with the responsibility of ensuring smooth conveyance of the students while processes of the activity has begun.

Governor Bala Muhammad has settled over 300 million naira students fees that are expected to write this year’s NECO and JAMB in public secondary schools across the state, 

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Alkalam Writers to hold public commemoration, book presentation on late broadcaster, author Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed

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Alkalam Writers Association, Kaduna, says it is organising a public commemoration and book presentation on renown Hausa broadcaster and author, Alhaji Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed, who died five years ago.

President of the association, Hajiya Halima Abdullahi Kofar Mashi has revealed 

She says the event will take place at Arewa House, Kaduna, on Thursday, February 9, 2023, which falls on the fifth anniversary of the demise of the journalist. 

Alhaji Mahmoon, whom she described as an elder statesman, died in Kaduna on Thursday, February  9, 2018, aged 77.

He first made a name for himself as a correspondent for the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Kaduna, in several states. Subsequently, he served as the General Manager of Radio Kano and later as the Managing Director of Kaduna State Media Corporation (KSMC).

In retirement, Mahmoon devoted his time to writing on contemporary issues, running weekly columns in newspapers including The Triumph, Blueprint and Aminiya, as well as commentaries on the Kaduna-based DITV Television, Liberty Television, Alheri Radio and Liberty Radio.

A literary enthusiast, he authored six books in Hausa that included a poetry collection titled ‘Dan Hausa’, two plays (‘Uwani Reza’ and ”Yar Halas’), and translated three plays of William Shakespeare.

The Shakespearean plays he translated are ‘Macbeth’ as ‘Makau’, ‘Julius Caesar’ as ‘Jarmai Ziza’, and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ as ‘Habiba Ta Habibu’. 

The press release said a key part of the commemoration is the unveiling of Mahmoon’s last book, ‘Habiba Ta Habibu’, which was only published this year.

Hajiya Halima indicated that Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai, is scheduled to attend as the special guest of honour on the occasion, while the proprietor of Liberty Television, Dr. Ahmed Tijjani Ramalan, will serve as chairman.

She said the Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, is the royal father of the day, while a former president of the Federal Court of Appeal, Justice Umaru Abdullahi (Walin Hausa), is the special guest.

She added that the Kaduna Zonal Director of the FRCN, Alhaji Buhari Auwalu, is the guest speaker, while a senior lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Professor Adamu Ibrahim Malumfashi, is the book reviewer.

Several other stakeholders invited to the event have confirmed their intention to attend the event, she said. 

According to the president of the association, the motivation for the event is both to highlight the great patriotic works of Alhaji Mahmoon and emphasise the need to celebrate the contribution of some Nigerians to national development after they are gone.

She said the event is also an opportunity to give posthumous awards to some members of the association who are deceased.

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