A decision to set up a special Committee to broker peace between Zamfara state Government and its Labour Union has been agreed. The Executive Governor of the state Hon.( Dr) Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar ( Shattiman Zamfara) stated this today Saturday, Nov 4th, 2017 shortly after a meeting between the state government and the elder statesmen in Gusau, the state Capital.
In a press release signed by Hon. Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, Special Adviser, Public Enlightenment, Media and Communication and obtained by myzamafaraonline reads:
The Executive Governor of the state Hon.( Dr) Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar ( Shattiman Zamfara) stated this today Saturday, Nov 4th, 2017 shortly after a meeting between the state government and the elder statesmen in Gusau, the state Capital.
Governor Yari who honoured the invitation of the elders in an effort to resolve the crisis between the labour and the government, said the interest of the state and the welfare of his people is Paramount to his administration.
The Govt/Elders meeting which took place at Rtd. General Aliyu Muhammad Gusau’s residence in Gusau was chaired by Ambassador Muhammad Z. Anka.
Yari expressed his joy over the involvement of the elders to resolve the government and labour issues.
In his words ” we have resolved to form a committee involving government and NLC/TUC officials to harmonise all grievances and provide a way forward.”
Governor Abdulaziz Yari further stated that the committee has from now to the end of December this year, within which to Carry out it’s assignment and is expected to provide acceptable recommendations to both parties.
The meeting was attended by the State Deputy Governor Malam Ibrahim Wakkala Muhammad Liman, Speaker of the State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Sanusi Garba Rikiji, Secretary to State Government Prof. Abdullahi Muhammad Walin Shinkafi, Ambassador M.Z Anka, Rtd Gen. Aliyu Muhammad Gusau, Malam Yahaya Abdulkarim, Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau, Alh Dauda Lawan Dare, the state Commissioners of Finance Hon. Mukhtar Shehu Idris and that of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Hon. Muttaka Muhammad Rini.
Others are, the state SUBEB Chairman Hon. Murtala Adamu Jangebe, Chairmen of NLC and TUC Comrade Bashir Mohammad Mafara and Comrade Mansur Mustapha Kaura respectively and the Elders Forum’s Secretary Alhaji Sambo Gusau among others.