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Nasarawa Assembly gets new Speaker, Deputy


Nasarawa Assembly gets new Speaker, Deputy

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Lawmakers in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Friday unanimously elected, Danladi Jatau, representing Kokona West Constituency as Speaker of the House.

Also, the lawmakers elected as Deputy Speaker Mohammed Oyanki, member representing Doma North Constituency.

The election of the new Speaker and Deputy Speaker followed Tuesday’s sack of the former Speaker, Ibrahim Abdullahi at the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja.

The new Speaker, Jatua, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress, it was learnt, collaborated with Oyanki of the Peoples Democratic Party to emerge as leader of the Assembly in order to maintain its existing peace.