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lmpeachment Saga: Kano Assembly gets new Principal Officers



The kano state House of Assembly has appointed new principal officers, following moves by 24 aggrieved members to impeach the incumbent speaker Yusuf Abdullahi Ata.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday at his personal residence, he said, ” following the intervention. of the state Governor Abdullahi umar Ganduje over the saga,certain changes have occurred with regards to the leadership of house.”

Ata said the six positions of the principal officers of the House has been distributed among the two factional parties.

He said,”Ata remains as the speaker, the deputy Speaker Hamisu Ibrahim chiidari has been replaced by the former speaker Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, the majority leader Abdulaziz Garba gafasa has been replaced by Mohammad bello butu butu.

Others affected were the chief whip labaran Abdul madari, was replaced by BAFFA BABBA Danagundi, the majority whip Kabiru Hassan Dashi was also replaced by Ayuba Labaran Kabo, while Sunusi bataiya emerges as the new deputy majority leader.

Speaker Ata said the decision was taken to allow peace to reign in the Assembly.

He added that the house would conduct a special session on Thursday to formalise the agreed decision.



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