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2022 BUDGET: ZAMFARA ASSEMBLY TO ALLOCATE MORE FUNDS TO ROAD MAINTENANCE AGENCY

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2022 BUDGET: ZAMFARA ASSEMBLY TO ALLOCATE MORE FUNDS TO ROAD MAINTENANCE AGENCY

The Zamfara State House of Assembly has promised to allocate more funds to the state Road Maintenance Agency (ZAROMA) in the 2022 appropriation bill of the state.


This is contained in a statement issued in Gusau by the Director General, Press Affairs and Public Relations of the house, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura.


The Speaker, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya gave the assurance while receiving the Special Adviser to Gov Bello Matawalle on State Roads Maintenance Agency (ZAROMA), Alhaji Abubakar Idris-Kurya and his team who visited the Speaker at the assembly complex.


Magarya commended the Special Adviser and his team for the visit and foresight in discharging their duties.
“This is timely and welcome development, I want to assure you that the assembly will ensure, more funds are allocated to the agency in the 2022 budget,” the Speaker said.

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Earlier, the Special Adviser, Alhaji Idris-Kurya had said that they were at the House to intimate the lawmakers on the functions and responsibilities of the agency.


“Our main duty is to maintain all the state roads, to ensure their durability and also to save the cost of road reconstruction by the government in the near future,” he added.


The Special Adviser appealed to the legislators for support and timely release of funds to the agency for the purchase of vehicles and equipment to enable them effectively maintain the roads.


In a related development, the Speaker also hosted the state branch of the Nigerian Hunters Council, led by its State Commandant, Sulaiman Lauwali-Zurmi, on ways to improve the security of the state.

Magarya also met with the Chairman and Members of the Assembly Service Commission, the Clerk of the House, Alhaji Sa’idu Anka and the executives of the state branch of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), on key issues affecting the Assembly.

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