Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly Hon Nasiru Ma’azu Magary

Zamfara State House of Assembly ZSHA during plenary after Sallah break has extended 48 hours ultimatum for the state Deputy governor Mahdi Aliyu Gusau to appear before the House to answer questions on alleged official misconduct levelled against him.

This followed a motion moved by the Deputy leader of the House Nasiru Bello lawal Bungudu under matters of personal explanation and prayers of the House and seconded by Shafi’u Dama wanke representing Gusau II constituency.

In his prayers to the House, the Deputy House leader drew the attention of the speaker and colleagues on the House resolution of Wednesday 14th July, 2021 where the House resolved to invite the Deputy governor to appear in person.

Nasiru Bungudu who further opined that since the Deputy governor was officially communicated to appear before the house, there was no response heard either from him or his office, said the house gave him additional timeframe of 48 hours for him to respond.

After careful observation of the request by the House Deputy leader, the speaker Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya referred to his colleagues on whether they agreed to extend 48 hours ultimatum to the Deputy governor to appear before the the House in which the members unanimously agreed through voice votes.

SANI HARUNA, Zamfara