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ASSEMBLY TO REPEAL LAW OF ZAMFARA ANTI CORRUPTION COMMISSION

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ASSEMBLY TO REPEAL LAW OF ZAMFARA ANTI CORRUPTION COMMISSION


The Zamfara House of Assembly says it would repeal  law establishing the state Anti-Corruption Commission to strengthen it’s fight against the menace.


This is contained in a statement issued in Gusau by Mustapha Jafaru Kaura, Director General Press Affairs and Public Relations to the house.


“The state house of assembly during its plenary resolved to repeal the existing Anti-Corruption Law Number 12 of 2003 and re-enact it with a law to provide for the Establishment, Composition, as well as Powers of the state Anti-Corruption Commission 2021.


Moving the motion, the Majority Leader of the House, Alhaji Faruk Musa Dosara said there is need by the legislative arm to consolidate on the gains of the recently passed and assented public procurement and due process law by the state government.

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 Dosara noted that the new law when established would cater for high profile cases of corrupt public officials that defrauded government in the conduct of their official responsibilities.


 The majority leader solicited for support of the lawmakers to give the  bill speedy consideration and passage.
After deliberations, the lawmakers unanimously supported the motion.


The Speaker, Nasiru Magarya ordered the clerk of the house, Shehu Saidu Anka to pass the bill to  first and second reading.Magarya also directed the joint House Committees on Justice and Judiciary as well as Religious Affairs to scrutinize the bill and report to the house after two weeks.


Similarly, the assembly had passed to second reading, an executive bill to provide a law for child protection in the state and other related matters 2021.

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