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Kano State House Of Assembly Gets New Speaker

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Kano-State-House-of-AssemblyThe Kano State House of Assembly has elected a new speaker following the resignation of the former, Alhaji Gambo Sallau.
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The new speaker is Alhaji Ishaku Danja, who was until Tuesday’s election, the Deputy Speaker. Alhaji Hamisu Chidari, the Majority Leader, is now the Deputy Speaker.
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The House had also elected Alhaji Kabir Alhassan as the new Majority Leader to replace Chidari.
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The former speaker announced his resignation in a broadcast in Kano on Tuesday.
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He said his decision was based on political reasons, as he said “I, Gambo Sallau, the Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, hereby announce my resignation as the speaker.’’
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Sallau and three other members had on Monday announced their decision in a local radio station to remain in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
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The decision came barely 24 hours after 26 of the 31 legislators defected to the APC from the PDP.