Sani Muhammad Sani
Zamfara State House of Assembly has Thursday turned down report of a bill for a law to promote children and young person’s education in the state and to prevent all forms of distractions during school hours 2021 and also failed to adopt all the recommendations contained in the report.
The House unanimously agree to resent back the report to the joint House Committees on Education, Justice and judiciary to effect some needed amendments and re-submit same to the plenary for possible consideration within one week.
The decision of the law makers to turned down the report of the private member bill sponsored by Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma, representing Maru North emanated by the House leader Faruk Musa Dosara shortly after the Speaker of the House Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya allows a floor for the sponsor of the bill to read the report contained in the propose bill at the hallow chamber.
In his observations the House leader Faruk Musa Dosara while commending the sponsor of the bill and the joint committee of the House for a job well done in composing a well comprehensive report, later raised preliminary objections on the report which include among others the issue of Insecurity and upsurge of internally displace persons IDP’s in practically all the 14 local government areas of the state as a result of banditry activities which hinders the adoption of the report.
He then urge his colleagues to immediately reconvene into a committee of a whole of the House to critically review and analyse all sectors of the report before taking any decision on the matter, a plea that receives the support of Abdulnasir Gayari representing Gummi 2 and Nura Dahiru Sabon birnin Dan Ali a member representing Birnin Magaji constituency.
The House went into committee of a whole and immediately after resumption to plenary speaker Nasiru Magarya ruled that it is the recommendation of the House that the report failed to scale to third reading and therefore sent back to the joint House Committee on Education, Justice and Judiciary to effect some amendments and re-submit to the plenary in the next seven days to come .
The House also considers a bill for a law to repeal Sokoto state Teachers service Board law cap 39A of 1992 and re- enact zamfara state Teachers service Board law of 2021 and resolved to give the bill 2nd readings and later commit the bill to the House Committee on Basic,secondary and non formal Education and submit its findings in a month’s time .
Speaker Magarya later used his discretionary powers and adjourn plenaries to Teusday next week.