Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State, has assented to four bills passed by the State Legislature into Law.
The new laws include the law creating an official logo for the state Government as a symbol of authority and the establishment of the Directorate for skills acquisition.
Others include the law amending the Zakkat Board (2013) which includes collection, distribution and endowment and the law establishing the rural water supply and other matters connected therewith.
The law creating official logo for the state Government stipulates the regulation for its use and appropriate punishment for its abuse. Any official transaction of the government must bear it or the transaction is null and void.
The law amending the Zakkat Board has now changed the status of the board from part time to full time with one member each to be drawn from the seventeen Emirates of state each.
The law establishing the Directorate for rural water supply will provide, coordinate, facilitate and maintain supply of portable water to the rural communities of the state.
The fourth law which is on skill acquisition will seek to train, facilitate and empower the Youth in line with the government policy of job provision for the teeming youth in the state.
While assenting to the laws, Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will continue to provide people oriented policies and programmes so that the path to building a new Zamfara state will become a dream come true.