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Kano Assembly elects new Speaker

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Kano State House of Assembly has elected Hamisu Ibrahim-Chidari, APC-Makoda) as its new Speaker, following the resignation of Abdulazeez Garba-Gafasa.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Garba-Gafasa and two other Principal Officers resigned their positions on Monday.

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The two Principal Officers are Kabiru Hassan-Dashi (APC- Kiru) Majority Leader and his deputy, Tasi’u Zabainawa (APC -Minjibir).

Nuhu Abdullahi (APC -Wudil) nominated Mr Ibrahim-Chidari as new Speaker and was seconded by Sunusi Usman-Batayya (APC -Albasu) during Tuesday’s plenary.

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Mr Ibrahim-Chidari, who until his election was deputy speaker was elected by a majority of the lawmakers through voice votes.

The lawmakers also elected Mr Hamza Massu (APC-Sumaila) as the deputy speaker.

Labaran Abdul-Madari (APC Warawa), was also elected as the new Majority Leader, while Mr Abdullahi Yaryasa (APC -Tudun Wada) emerged as the Deputy Majority Leader.

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