Kaduna Assembly Speaker Resigns
Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, speaker of the Kaduna state house of assembly, has resigned from his position.
Shagali conveyed his decision to resign in a letter dated February 25 and addressed to the clerk.
The lawmaker, who described his office as an “appointment”, said he resigned on “personal grounds”.
I Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, speaker Kaduna state house of assembly hereby resign my appointment as the speaker Kaduna state house of assembly on personal grounds,” Shagali said in the hand-written letter.
It is still unclear the issues that led to his resignation.
Yusuf Tanimu Zailani, former deputy speaker, was elected speaker after Bello Zubairu, assembly clerk, presided over a special session.
Muktar Isa Hazo was elected as deputy speaker. While Zilani represents Igabi constituency, Hazo represents Milgoma constituency.
Tanimu Musa, spokesman of the assembly, told journalists that Shagali would continue to discharge his duties as a lawmaker.