Following the resignation of Malam Zubairu Massu, who defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), the Kano State House of Assembly has elected Alhaji Kabiru Dashi (APC member from Kiru) as Deputy Speaker.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dashi’s election followed his nomination by Sale Marke (APC- Dawakin Tofa) at the plenary on Monday.
The nomination was seconded by Mr Nuhu Achika (APC- Wudil), after which the lawmakers affirmed his election.
Dashi was immediately sworn in by the Sirector, House Legal Matters, Malam Nasidi Aliyu, at the plenary presided over by Speaker Hamisu Chidari.
Chidari congratulated Dashi on his election and assured him of the house support.
Dashi in his acceptance speech appreciated the house for finding him worthy of the new appointment.