The Zamfara State Government has commended the state House of Assembly for passing the Social Protection Bill into law.
This was contained in a press statement signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau by the Director-General, Press Affairs of the House, Comrade Nasiru Biyabiki, saying that the House has been commended over the recent development.
According to the statement, the Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Fa’ika M. Ahmed, stated this while reacting to the passage of the bill into law by the House led by the speaker, Nasiru Ma’azu Magarya.
The appreciative letter was signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Bashir Kabir Ahmad, in Gusau, the state capital.
Hajiya Ahmed further said that the thorough legislative processes carried out before the passage of the bill into law showed that the House was willing to complement the passion and efforts of Governor Bello Muhammad “in cushioning the hardship of vulnerable persons across the state.”
She said the social protection programmes were multi-sectoral, involving all the MDAs of the social sector as coordinated by the Ministry Of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.