Kaduna House of Assembly gets new Speaker after Abdullahi Shagali resigned

Hon. Ibrahim Yusuf Zailani has emerged as the new Speaker of the Kaduna State House of assembly.

Former Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, had resigned earlier.

The lawmaker representing Sabon-Gari Constituency, had officially submitted his resignation letter to the clerk of the House Tuesday morning.

Zailani was Deputy Speaker in the immediate past dispensation in the Kaduna House. Speaking on the development, clerk of the House, maintained that the former Speaker resigned his position as Speaker of the House on personal grounds.

However, a source confirmed to newsmen that ” 25 members of the House, allegedly passed a vote of no confidence on Shagali.

Honourable Muktar Isa Hazo was elected as the Deputy Speaker. Hon. Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani, was sworn-in Tuesday afternoon by Clerk of the House, Barrister Bello Zubairu. Already, the few lawmakers, apparently not comfortable with the development, were seen driving towards the direction of the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, the official seat of power in Kaduna State. 

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