By Muhammad Bashir
The Zamfara state Governor, Dr Bello Muhammad MON Matawallen has described the cordial working relationship between his Executive Council and the State Legislature as encouraging and will ease the provision of dividends of democracy to the good people of Zamfara state.
Governor Matawalle made this statement at his country home of Maradun when he received the 24 members of the State Legislature under the able leadership of the Speaker, Zamfara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Nasiru Muazu Magarya, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Jamilu Iliyasu Birnin-Magaji says.
He said, while it is disheartening to see series of misgivings, quarrels and misunderstandings within the assembly and between the legislature and the executive, the relationship has remained very cordial with mutual respect existing between the two parties in the state.
“I want to specially commend the leadership of the Zamfara State House of Assembly under the enviable pilotship of the Rt. Hon. Speaker, Nasiru Muazu Magarya as well as the whole members of the state legislature for behaving maturely in the first year of our administration and to pray that this partnership continues unhindered, Matawalle said.
The Governor informed members of the House that the choice of the Rt. Hon. Speaker Magarya to lead the state committee in the fight and prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state has not been done in error as we have all seen the appreciable performance made by his committee which by Allah’s grace helped in decimating coronavirus infection in the state.
According to the Governor as at the time of the visit Zamfara State was having only one COVID-19 index case in its isolation centre, pointing out that following the measure taken to curtail the spread of Corona virus, the state is recording remarkable success, even as the remaining index case is expected to be discharge by the subsequent day.
Earlier, The Speaker Zamfara state House of Assembly Rt. Hon Nasiru Muazu Magarya said the House appreciates the performance of Governor Bello Matawalle especially in his effort of ensuring that peace and tranquility reign in the state within shortest possible time.
Hon Nasiru Magarya assured the Governor that the House will continue to support the policies and programmes of his administration.