The Kano State House of Assembly has elected Alhaji Kabiru Dashi (APC-Kiru) as its deputy speaker following the resignation of Malam Zubairu Massu who defected to New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP.
Dashi’s election followed his nomination by Mr Sale Marke (APC-Dawakin-Tofa) at plenary on Monday.
The nomination was seconded by Mr Nuhu Achika (APC-Wudil), after which the lawmakers affirmed his election as the new deputy speaker.
Dashi was immediately sworn in by the director, house legal matters, Malam Nasidi Aliyu, at 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.