The Zamfara State Governor Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has formally commissioned a N1.4 Billion Naira House of Assembly Project executed by his administration.
Matawalle while commissioning the project assured that his government will continue to work closely and in harmony with the state’s legislative arm of government for the benefit of the people of Zamfara State and the nation’s Matawalle, a former legislator, speaking while commissioning the project initiated and constructed to completion by his administration at the cost of N1,403,011,985.89 explained that the lawmakers deserve a conducive working environment to make better laws.
The State Assembly Complex which was commissioned by Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state also a former Speaker of the House of Representatives comprises among others, an administrative block, House Chamber, committee rooms, restaurant, filling station, clinic, mosque.
The Governor said the provision of the modern Assembly Complex in the state was necessitated by the fact that the lawmakers have formerly housed in a down dilapidated structure and the need to provide for them a serene environment that would give them the much-needed atmosphere and state of mind to provide laws most beneficial to the teeming population of the state.
According to him, for the House to effectively perform its legislative and oversight functions, it is vital that a conducive working environment is provided. The commissioning is part of series of events packaged to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Matawalle -led administration in the state. He thanked Governor Masari, a former Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives for accepting the state’s invitation to play the significant role of commissioning the law-making agency.
The Governor charged the state legislators to redouble their efforts to come up with effective legislation that will further improve the Zamfara people’s wellbeing. The commissioning ceremony was attended by the Speaker, Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon. Nasiru Maazu Magarya, Acting Secretary to the State Government and the State Head of Service, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, Former Deputy Governors Mallam Ibrahim Wakkala Muhammad and Hon Muktar Ahmad Anka, Honorary advisors to the Governor, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda Gusau and Hon Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, PDP State Chairman, Alhaji Tukur Umar Danfulani, Emirs of Anka, Gusau, Bungudu and Talata Mafara, Members of the State House of Assembly, Special Advisers, Permanent Secretaries and Directors General among others.