Zamfara State House of Assembly have confirmed 18 Commissioner-nominees following a successful screening exercise.
The 18-man list was sent to the state legislature by Governor Dauda Lawal for appointment as commissioners.
Their confirmation was contained in a statement issued in Gusau by the Public Relations Officer of the House, Malam Nasiru Biyabiki, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
The confirmed Commissioners include; Sule Adamu, Salisu Musa, Kabiru Birnin-Magaji, Yau Haruna-Bakura, Abdurrahman Tumbido, Lawali Barau, Nasiru Ibrahim, Tasiu Musa, and Mannir Haidara.
Others are; Capt. Bala Mairiga rtd, Abdul’aziz Sani (SAN), Ahmed Yandi, Wadatau Madawaki, Aisha Anka, Bello Auta, Abdulmalik Gajam, Mahmud Muhammad and Dr Nafisa Maradun.
The Majority Leader of the House, Malam Bello Mazawaje (APC – Tsafe East) moved the motion on the governor’s request for the screening and confirmation of the nominees.
The motion was seconded by the Minority Leader of the House, Malam Aliyu Ango (APC – Talata-Mafara South).
Mazawaje appealed to his colleagues to agree and set aside the House Order XV Rule 6 (6) of its Standing Orders to admit the nominees in to the Chamber for the screening.
After the screening, the lawmakers unanimously confirmed the 18 nominees to serve as Commissioners and Members of the State Executive Council.