Governor Dauda Lawal Appoints Heads of Agencies and Staff For Urban Renewal Project

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal has approved the appointment of new Heads of Agencies and additional staff for the Urban Renewal project.

The appointments were part of the Zamfara State Government’s resolve to ensure the successful implementation of the state-wide infrastructure and urban renewal project and to perfect ways of generating revenue for the State.

A statement issued on Tuesday by the Spokesperson to the Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, said that the appointments were announced by the Secretary to the State Government, Mallam Abubakar Nakwada, in Gusau, the State capital.

He added that the appointments include that of the Executive Secretaries for Zamfara Geographic Information Services (ZAGIS) and Zamfara Urban and Regional Planning Board (ZUREPB).

“The Governor approved the appointment of ESV. Abubakar Muhammad T/Mafara as the Executive Secretary of Zamfara Geographic Information Services (ZAGIS) and TPL. Abdullahi Bala as the Executive Secretary of Zamfara Urban and Regional Planning Board (ZUREPB).

“To ensure successful implementation and monitoring of the ongoing Urban Renewal project, the Governor further approved the appointment of additional assistants.

“Furthermore, the Governor approved the appointment of TPL. Ibrahim Muhammad as Senior Special Assistant (Town and Country Planning).

“Other appointments are Arc. Abdullahi Shehu, Special Assistant (Project Planning and Design); Bldr. Jibo Dango, Special Assistant (Construction); Engr. Bakwai Sa’idu Zurmi, Special Assistant (Electrical and Mechanical Projects); Engr. Abdullahi Bangaje, Special Assistant (Road Projects), and Q.S Muhammad Sambo Nahuce, Special Assistant (Project Evaluation and Estimation).”

Governor Lawal Inspects Ongoing Road Project, Demonstrates Commitment to Urban Renewal in Zamfara.

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal embarked on a firsthand inspection of an ongoing road construction project in Gusau, the State capital.

The project is a significant part of phase one of the Urban Renewal initiative, which commenced last month, encompassing the construction of four roads spanning 3.5 kilometres.

A statement by the Governor’s spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, stressed that Governor Lawal expressed satisfaction with the project’s progress.

He added that the Governor was greeted with enthusiastic cheers from a jubilant crowd at the inspection.

The statement said: “Governor Dauda Lawal’s urban renewal project, which commenced on the 18th of August 2023, has made remarkable progress.

“In his unwavering commitment to ensuring quality and prompt delivery, the Governor personally conducts inspections of ongoing road constructions.

“While at the construction site, Governor Lawal restated his administration’s unwavering dedication to the Urban Renewal project, emphasising that the Government of Zamfara State is steadfastly engaged in a rescue mission.

“Within just 20 days, the project has achieved significant milestones, including the completion of drainages, essential earthwork (including the laying of laterite), the levelling of the box culvert, and the installation of the stone base course.

“The Urban Renewal project in Zamfara State is the first of its kind, boasting a modernised plan and a commitment to delivering quality work to the people.

“Governor Lawal appealed to the residents of Gusau town for their patience and understanding during the construction phase, acknowledging that genuine progress sometimes necessitates temporary inconveniences.”

His Excellency Dauda Lawal flagged off construction of roads in Gusau

His Excellency Dauda Lawal flagged off the construction of Gusau township roads which is the first phase of our urban renewal project.

During his campaign, he made a covenant with the people to develop both human and infrastructure in our dear State.

We believe this project when completed will make our towns more accessible, attract investments, and tourism, and empowers local businesses.