The Kano State House of Assembly has elected Kabiru Dashi, APC-Kiru, as its deputy speaker following the resignation of Zubairu Massu who defected to New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Dashi’s election followed his nomination by Sale Marke, APC-Dawakin-Tofa, at plenary on Monday.
The nomination was seconded by Nuhu Achika, APC-Wudil, after which the lawmakers affirmed his election as the new deputy speaker.
Mr Dashi was immediately sworn in by the director, house legal matters, Nasidi Aliyu at plenary presided over by Speaker Hamisu Chidari.
Mr Chidari congratulated Dashi on his election and assured him of the house support.
Mr Dashi in his acceptance speech appreciated the house for finding him worthy of the new appointment.