The Kano State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, elected a member, representing Makoda Constituency, Hamisu Chidari, as the new Speaker of the State Assembly.
This was a sequel to the resignation of the former Speaker, Hon Abdulaziz Gafasa, over personal reasons.
According to reports, the member representing Wudil constituency, Nuhu Abdullahi Achika, nominated Hamisu Chidari for the position and was seconded by Sanusi Usman Bataiya.
Moments after the swearing-in of the new Speaker, Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari, he appreciated the members, for the confidence reposed in him.
Also during the plenary, the members appointed, Zubairu Hamza Masu, a member representing Sumaila, as the new Deputy Speaker, while member, representing Warawa constituency, Labaran Abdul Madari was reelected Majority Leader of the House, just as Abdullahi Iliyasu Yar Yasa has become the Deputy Majority Leader.