By Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau
HOTPEN – The President Zamfara Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alh. Hamza Musa Maibulawus has resigned from his position.
Speaking to hundreds of small and medium traders at the state headquarters of chamber of commerce, industry, mines and agriculture, Hamza said he resigned his position over what he described as pressure on him on pending N5 billion loan promised by the Zamfara state government to be shared to traders but still hanging.
According to him, the loan will be given through his office to the beneficiaries across all the 14 local government areas of the state.
“This loan will be given to those who register with state chamber of commerce industry mines and agriculture in order to ensure effective recovery of the loan as at when do”. He said.
He accused some politicians for sabotaging his efforts on the matter which deemed it necessary for him to quit.
“I found it necessary to leave my office as president of Zamfara chamber of commerce industry, mines and agriculture considering the fact that some politicians have sabotaged my efforts ” He decried.
Hotpen report that, it was in July this year, Zamfara state government under the leadership of governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle promised to grant loan to the tune of N5 billion to small and medium scale traders through the state chamber of commerce, industry, mines and agriculture.
To that effect, all the beneficiaries were directed to open an account in commercial banks with a view to secure the loan for them but still hanging without given them as scheduled.