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Kano Assembly Elects New Deputy Speaker



JUST IN: Kano Assembly Elects New Deputy Speaker
Kano State House of Assembly

All Progressives Congress (APC member in Kiru), Alhaji Kabiru Dashi has emerged as the new deputy speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly.

His emergence, Naija News understands is coming following the resignation of Malam Zubairu Massu who defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

Dashi’s election followed his nomination by Mr Sale Marke (APC-Dawakin-Tofa) at plenary on Monday. The nomination according to reports was seconded by Mr Nuhu Achika (APC-Wudil).

Naija News understand that Dashi’s nomination was received favour and immediately, he was sworn in by the director, house legal matters, Malam Nasidi Aliyu at a plenary presided over by Speaker Hamisu Chidari.

The speaker congratulated Dashi on his election and assured him of the house support. The lawmaker accepted the development and appreciated his colleagues for finding him worthy of the new appointment..

Meanwhile, a Presidential candidate under the platform of the Labour party, Peter Obi has said Nigerians and not political parties would decide who becomes president in 2023.

Naija News reports that Obi made the statement during the ‘Men of Valor Conference’ organized in Abuja by the Revival House of Glory International Church.

The former governor while reacting to the fact that the presidential election in Nigeria has been a two-horse race between the All Progressive Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party said it is the people that decide on that.

“It’s about the people. The people have allowed some people to hijack their country. The people will determine whether it will be a two-horse race or not.

“When I was running for governor, I went to an unknown party then, then I was elected governor. There was no single lawmaker in my party (APGA). The people will decide who they want.”