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Kano Assembly elects new deputy speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday elected member representing Ƙiru constituency Alhaji Kabiru Hassan Dashi as new deputy speaker of the house.

This follows the resignation of the Deputy Speaker of the House Alhaji Zubairu Hamza Massu,  member representing Sumaila constituency who tendered his letter of resignation from the post.

Solacebase reports that the former deputy Speaker Alhaji Zubairu Hamza Massu, recently defected to the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP.

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The speaker of the House Engr. Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari after reading the letter during today’s plenary session, also declared the deputy speaker seat vacant which allowed member representing Dawakin Tofa,  Hon. Sale Ahmad Marke to nominate Dashi and seconded by the member representing Wudil Hon. Nuhu Abdullahi Achika.

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Hon. Kabiru Hassan Dashi, who was the former Deputy Chief Whip, Deputy Majority Leader, and Majority Leader of the house, was letter agreed to become the deputy speaker after his nomination by the 28 members of the house, and subsequently took oath to the office of the deputy speaker which was administered by the director legal of the House Barrister Nasidi Aliyu.

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