Zamfara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of five new special advisers to Governor Abdul’aziz Yari.
Their confirmation followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Alhaji Isah Abdulmumin, who urged the lawmakers to approve the list of nominees.
Four of the five appointees recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressive Congress (APC).
They were led by the former Governor Mahmud Shinkafi.
The appointees included former Commissioners for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki and Education, Bashir Walin-kurya.
Others were former Chairmen of Gusau and Shinkafi Local Government Councils, Alhaji Ahmad Muhammada-Bagu and Alhaji Abdurrahim Bala respectively.
The other nominee, Alhaji Umar Abba, was the former Special Adviser to the governor from 2011 to 2015.