Friday, September 24, 2021

Kaduna Assembly Gets Principal Officers

The Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Zailani, on Tuesday, announced Hon. Ahmed Chokali, representing Zaria Constituency, as the new Majority Leader of the house.
Also, Bashir Gatari, representing Mere West Constituency, emerged as the Chief Whip of the House.
The appointments followed a communication from the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, which was read to the House by the Speaker.

The House, on September 15, 2021, impeached the erstwhile Majority Leader, Hon. Inuwa Muhammad, also known as ‘Mabo’.

The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Tanimu Musa, representing Kachia Constituency in the House, said the decision followed a ‘no-confidence’ vote passed on him by members and the Majority Leader by the All Progressives Congress members.
Muhammad represents Doka/Gabasawa Constituency in the Assembly.
No fewer than 17 members of the ruling party in the House signed the impeachment notice.

Meanwhile, a bill for a law to establish a women and youth acquisition and empowerment agency was presented before the house on Tuesday during plenary.
The Bill, which is aimed at developing and nurturing women and youth to become self-reliant, was sponsored by Hon. Yusuf Salihu, representing Kawo Constituency.

In her contribution, the only female lawmaker in the house, Hon. Comfort Amwe, representing Sanga Constituency, said the Bill, when passed, would encourage women to support the home front.

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