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Bauchi State House Of Assembly Elects Speaker

Posted: Jun 16, 2015 at 5:58 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Bauchi State House of Assembly has  elected  Alhaji Kauwa Shehu Damina, representing Darazo constituency as the new Speaker of the 8th Assembly.

The new Speaker who was elected unopposed assured  of making elected members welfare his number one focus.

Damina, former Chairman of Darazo Local Government Area, was  nominated by Honourable Yusuf C. Nuhu, representing Lame constituency in Toro Local Government Area and  seconded by Saleh Umar representing Ganjuwa East.

The Bauchi  State Assembly also elected unopposed Honourable Abdulmuminu Bala Fanti from Pali constituency as Deputy Speaker.

The principal officers were sworn-in by the clerk of the House Abdulkadir Jafar who earlier read a letter from the state governor, Barrister Mohammed Abubakar, citing section 3, subsection 5 of the 1999 Constitution.

In his acceptance speech after being sworn-in, the new Speaker thanked his colleagues for the confidence imposed on him and promised to work in harmony with other arms of government for the development of the state.