Just In: Kaduna Assembly Gets New Deputy Speaker
Hon. Nuhu Shadalafiya, representing Kagarko constituency, has been sworn in as the new Deputy Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly.
This comes just after the former Deputy Speaker, Honourable John Audu Kwaturu, resigned and defected from the Nigeria ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition party People’s Democratic Party
Until his latest political office, Hon. Shadalafiya, is the former House Committee chairman on Information.
During the house plenary on Wednesday, the Speaker Aminu Shagali also declared the seat of the former deputy speaker, Hon. Kwaturu vacant and that of another member representing Kudan Constituency, Hon. Junaid Yakubu who also defected to PDP.
Shagali stated that the declaration was in line with the provision of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.