Kano Assembly resumes sitting, gets new Deputy Speaker


The Kano State House of Assembly on Thursday resumed sitting after four days of drama which led to the removal of some principal officers. The embattled speaker Honorable Yusuf Abdullahi Atah, after a unanimous decision of the law makers, observed the swearing in of the former speaker honorable Kabiru Alhasan Rurum as the new Deputy Speaker.

The session which kicked up at about 11: 29 am saw in attendance 36 members from the House from the Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya factions and the only PDP representative at the house Honorable Abdullahi Muhammad Chiromawa who said he’s participation in the crisis was to effect positive change in the House.

This reporter observed that the plenary session lasted for about an hour as members were seen exchanging pleasantries devoid of any rancour or ill-feelings among them.