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Nasarawa Assembly Elects New Speaker, Deputy

By Bliss Okperan

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has announced its election of Danladi Jatau, representing Kokona West Constituency, as the new Speaker.

The state parliament also disclosed on Friday that it now has a new Deputy Speaker, who is Mohammed Oyanki, the lawmaker representing Doma North Constituency.

The election of the two principal officers of the legislative arm of the state followed the sacking of its former Speaker, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, by the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday.

While the new Speaker is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), his deputy is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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