JOB CREATION: Zamfara govt to employ 250 Youths


Zamfara State government has approved the immediate employment of two hundred and fifty youths, that will serve as road marshals with the Zamfara road traffic agency ( ZAROTA) to help in reducing road congestion and accidents on some major roads in the state.

The employment which is aimed at reducing unemployment among youths in the state, will also help at cushioning the present economic hardship being faced in the state and the country at large.

This was part of the resolution reached at today’s executive council meeting, chaired by governor Dauda Lawal, held at council chambers, Gusau.

The executive council meeting which is the sixteenth, also directed the commissioner for justice and attorney general to establish a tribunal that will be assigned with the responsibility of handling traffic offences in the state.

Similarly, the meeting approved for the provision two trailer parks in order to reduce roads congestion and other traffic irregularities caused by the drivers of these vehicles.

During the meeting, governor Lawal received comprehensive reports on the position of various ongoing projects that cover various sectors of the state.

The meeting was attended by the state deputy governor, Hon. Mani Malam Mummni, Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Abubakar Nakwada, Chief of staff, Alhaji Mukhtar Lugga and all members of the state executive council.

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