Zamfara State Government has reappointed Alh. Aliyu Ahazzai Shinkafi yo head the Zamfara State Road Traffic Agency (ZAROTA) and was removed as the leader of the state Anti-Thuggery Committee.
This was contained in a public announcement signed by the secretary to the state government (SSG) Alh Kabiru Balarabe, in the late hours of Monday.
“This is to inform the general public that His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON (Shattiman Sokoto), has approved the following appointments:
i) Hon. Salisu Musa Tsafe as Part-Time Chairman, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Gusau; and
ii) Alh. Abubakar Nagoggo, S/Pawa T/Mafara as Permanent Commissioner, Hajj Commission.
2. In the same vein, minor changes have been effected in some Boards and agencies as follows:
i) Alh. Aliyu Alhazzai Shinkafi, from Anti-Thuggery Committee to ZAROTA as Commandant; and
ii) Col. Rabi’u Garba ‘Yandoto (Rtd), from ZAROTA to Censorship Board as Permanent Member.
3. Accordingly, activities of the Anti-Thuggery Committee would be supervised by the Hon. Special Adviser on Security.
4. The appointments and changes take effect immediately”.
Media Smarts News recalled that, Zamfara State Government has in July, 2021 suspended officials and all activities of the traffic agency “ZAROTA” following frequent complains from motorists and others against the conducts of the agency’s personnel as announced by the permanent secretary cabinet affairs, Yakubu Sani Haidara.