Adamawa Assembly Confirms Administrators for 2 Devpt Areas


The Adamawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of two Development Area Adminiustrators as requested by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.

They are Desmond Minakaron for Gyawana in Lamurde Development Area and Emmanuel Gamache Madagali North Development Areas respectively.

Their confirmation followed the presentation of the letter on the floor of the house by the speaker Aminu Iya Abba during Monday’s sitting.

After putting the motion to that effect into voice vote for confirmation, the Speaker, Aminu Iya Abbas, who presided over the sitting, directed the Clerk to communicate the assembly’s resolution to Governor Fintiri for further action.

Meanwhile, the Adamawa State House of Assembly has adopted four resolutions with a view to ending attacks by Shila Boys after launched attacks in the early hours of the day.

The resolutions Include stipulation that tricycle ridees should start operating from seven o’clock in the morning to ten o’clock in the evening as against five o’clock in the morning to 10pm.

The house resolutions followed a matter of public importance raised on the floor of the the assembly by the Member representing Yola North constituency, Alhaji Hamidu Sajo Lekki during Monday plenary.

Lekki said that the activities of Shila Boys were addressed at the beginning of Fintiri’s administration, but that the boys have resurfaced again with full force where they attack and dispossess people of their valuables.

While commending Governor Ahmadu Umar Fintiri for his effort towards ensuring security of lives and property of the citzen, observed with concern how many people fell victims of their activities in recent time, saying that as a legislator representing the state capital, he was compelled to sponsor the motion in order to bring the issue on the front burner.

The lawmaker stressed the need for the security agencies to take drastic measures to checkmate the activities of the boys considering the fact that campaigns have just began.

The legislators resolved and directed its Committee on Security to take it up with security agencies so as to work out ways on how end the nefarious activities of the boys.

Speaking on the motion, Abdullahi Umar Yapak of Verre constituency commended the Governor for his effort in curbing the acitivities of boys, saying much needed to be done to check their renewed attacks.

He also observed that, the boys carry out attacks in the early hours of the day and advised the executive arm to review its executive order on the timing of operation by keke NAPEP riders.

On his part, the member representing Guyuk constituency Mr. Adwawa Donglock had while commending the effort of Governor Fintiri, suggested that the house committes on Security and Transport should reach out to security agencies and leadership of the operators to proffer solution saying that, the matter is not only important to Yola North, but also to his Guyuk electorate who reside within the state capital.

Baring his mind, the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Pwamwakeno Mackondo of Numan constituency told the assembly that the activities of “Yan Shila” have given a bad name to Adamawa, and advised the Governor and the security agencies to take serious action on the issue.

Thereafter, the Speaker, Aminu Iya Abbas, who presided over the plenary, directed the clerk to communicate same to Governor Fintiri and other authotities concern for further action

He also gave the house committees two weeks to report back while the assembly awaits necessary action to be taken by the Governor in curtailing the activities of the hoodlums.

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