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Bauchi Speaker, his Deputy Resigns

Rabiu Ishaq Mohammed

The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Babayo Mohammed Akuyam and his Ahmed Abdullahi have resigned from their positions.

The Speaker who is also the member representing Hardawa Constituency and the deputy Ahmed Abdullahi from Dass constituency in the state Assembly, officially announced their resignation during plenary.

The out gone speaker and his deputy while announcing their resignation said the move is part of the agreement reached by the lawmakers to step down to Abubakar Sulaimen Jamilu Darihu.

They appreciated their colleagues and other staff of the assembly for the support and cooperation given to them during their stewardship.

To this end, the house immediately re-elected Abubakar Y. Sulaiman while Jamilu Umaru Dahiru was also re-elected as the new Deputy Speaker.

In his acceptance, the reelected speaker, Abubakar Y. Sulaiman thanked the out gone speaker and his deputy for exhibiting high sense of maturity while discharging their legislative duties.

He pledged his readiness to continue to provide effective legislations that will better the lives of the citizenry.

It could be recalled that, the appeal court had nullified the elections of four members of the state assembly last year giving a ruling for a re-run in some polling units in their various constituencies.

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