Breaking: 1/3 of Bauchi lawmakers “elect” new Speaker.
11 out of 31 elected lawmakers of the 9th Bauchi state house of assembly have reportedly picked a new speaker.
According to PUNCH, the lawmakers elected Abubakar Suleiman, lawmaker representing Ningi Central Constituency (APC), as speaker, on Thursday.
Danlami Kawule, assembly member representing Zungur/Galambi, was also elected as deputy speaker.
This is coming barely a few days after nine Edo house of assembly lawmakers got inaugurated “secretly”.
They were sworn in shortly after 15 others protested the delay in inaugurating the assembly, blaming it on an attempt by the governor to impose his loyalists as presiding officers.
More to follow…