Zamfara insecurity: Matawalle constitutes 36-man relief committee

Following the recent closure of markets, suspension of mobile networks, as well as the ban on petroleum products and foodstuff, Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has constituted a 36-man state relief and distribution committee to ease the hardships being experienced by the people in the state.

A release by the state commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara at the weekend noted that the government has noticed with concern, the difficulties people are facing as a result of these restrictions.

To this end, the committee is expected to work out modalities for the distribution of the relief materials, which include rice, maize, millet, and guinea corn.

The committee which is headed by a former APC Gubernatorial Aspirant, Alhaji Aminu Sani Jaji, and 35 other members is also mandated to set up sub-committees at the local government level to ensure fair and equitable distribution of the essential commodities particularly to the less privileged persons at the grassroots.

The statement said, “the government also appreciate the commitment, relentless support, cooperation and prayers of the general public in tackling insecurity in the state.

“To this end, the government expresses profound gratitude and appreciation to Ulamas, Traditional rulers, Civil Servants, Security operatives and all those, too numerous to mention, who have contributed in their own respective ways in the search for a lasting solution to the wanton killings and destruction of lives and property.”

However, the statement warned members of the committee to carry out the distribution of the relief materials with the fear of Allah.

“Government would not take it lightly with anyone found wanting in the distribution exercise,” the statement concluded.


Experts Say Mixture Of Snail Slime, Evaporated Milk Cannot Cure Stroke

CLAIM: A Facebook user claims water gotten from snails (snail slime) and peak milk can cure partial or full stroke.

VERDICT: The claim that water gotten from snails (snail slime) and peak milk can cure partial or full stroke is false.

FULL STORY: On July 26, 2020, a Facebook user, Prince Nnamdi Enyinnaya Emelelu Eluwa, in a post claimed that water gotten from snails (Snail slime) and peak milk can cure partial or full stroke. The post which is over a year old has recently been reshared by other Facebook users.

Marburg Virus: What You Need To Know About Disease Recently Detected In West Africa

On Monday, August 9, 2021, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed the first case of Marburg virus in West Africa in Guinea. This development has sent shivers down the spines of West Africans who are still grappling with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. But before this dreaded disease is greeted by rumours and misinformation, here is what you have to know about the virus.APC states to establish Health Emergency Trust Fund…

FACT CHECK: US Did Not Give Nigeria 48 Hours Ultimatum To Detain Abba Kyari

CLAIM: Several social media posts claim the United States of America (USA) gave Nigeria’s Federal Government 48 hours to detain suspended Deputy Police Commissioner, Abba Kyari, or face severe sanctions.

VERDICT: The claim is false and misleading. The US did not give Nigerian Federal Government 48 hours ultimatum to detain Abba Kyari.

FULL STORY: Tons of reactions have greeted the indictment of suspended Deputy Police Commissioner, Abba Kyari, by the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

The court indicted Kyari following his alleged involvement in the international scheme to defraud a Qatari school founder of over $1 million. The fraud scheme was masterminded by popular Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi.

The Dangers In Mixing Toilet Cleaner With Bleach

Few weeks ago, Eniola Oyemolade, a journalist, decided to get creative while cleaning, by mixing a toilet cleaner and a bleach together. She did this with the thought that if one product works, mixing it with another would make it even better.

Unknowing to her, Mixing bleach with toilet cleaner creates a poisonous gas that can cause adverse health reactions, including death.

“After the mixture, I started feeling a burning sensation in my throat and I had to leave the room because the odour was really bad too,” she said.

You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More