Kano Assembly speaker, majority leader resign

NEWSMAN, Kano – Kano State House of Assembly Speaker, Abdulazeez Garba-Gafasa, and the Majority Leader of the House, Kabiru Dashi, have resigned.

The Speaker announced his resignation in a letter titled ‘Notification of Resignation’ dated Dec. 14 2020 and addressed to the Clerk of the House and office of the and Permanent Secretary.

Garba-Garfasa in his resignation letter said his decision was based on personal reasons, adding that he appreciated the support of all the members.

According to the majority leader, in a one-paragraph letter, addressed to the Clerk did not state the reason for his resignation, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported.

The Press Secretary to the speaker, Nura Ajingi, confirmed the resignation on Tuesday in Kano.

Also in an interview with the Clerk of the Assembly, Abdullahi Alfa, confirmed the receipt of the resignation letters of the two lawmakers.

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