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Expectation Soars On The Bid For Next Kano Speaker.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

Speculations and expectation are very high with regards to the current issue of selection of who would occupy the juicy post of the next Speaker of Kano State House of assembly.

 An anonymous and highly dependable source said that the contenders vying for the speakership are running from pillar to post in an adrenalin-speed, lobbying and craving for supports from thier political godfathers in order to plug-in the 3rd position in the state .

“There is a big battle for the post, as the situation is taking a new dimension” the insider disclosed.

He added: “Among the forefront contenders aspiring for the Speakership throne includes; Sunusi Usman Bataiya from Albasu, Comrade Musa Ali Kachako, from Takai, Abdulazeez Gafasa from Ajingi, who was an erstwhile speaker, Salisu Ibrahim Riruwai member representing Doguwa and Zubairu Hamza Masu, the lawmaker representing Sumaila constituency.

As it was announced by the management of the Kano state legislative house, the 9th assembly will commence on Monday 10th June 2019, whereby newly-elected lawmakers and returning members will take the oath of office, and subsequently followed by the pronouncement of the new-elected speaker as well as principal officers who are expected to lead the affairs of the house law-making procedures for the next four year term as enshrined in the constitution.

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JUST IN: Kano State Assembly Passes Bill To Creates New Emirates

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Adamu Aminu, Kano

The Kano State House of Assembly has endorsed the Kano Emirates Council Bill 2019, which seeks to create four additional emirates in the state.

First Weekly Magazine, recalled that the bill was sent to the House on Monday by the state Executive Council.

However, the house was in a rowdy session during debate on the bill on Wednesday at plenary and subsequently went into a closed-door session.

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Kano State House of Assembly Divides On New Emirates.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

Kano State House of Assembly was in a rowdy session on Wednesday, when members were sharply divided during a debate over the establishment of the new emirates bill sent to the house members by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

It was reportedly said that some members disagreed over the bill during the debate at the Assembly.

However, the Assembly members resists to agree on the passage of the new Emirate Council Bill 2019, which was sent by Ganduje to restore the four emirates that were dissolved by a Kano high court.

The Assembly members were said to have spent almost three hours in a secret session, ruminating the bill but failed to reach an agreement

The Kano State Government approved a new bill to restore the four emirates in Bichi, Rano Karaye and Gaya, after their nullification by a Kano High court.

Meanwhile, the House has adjourned till Thursday 5th December 2019 to continue debating on the bill.

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Appeal Court Uphold Ganduje’s Electoral Victory.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The Kaduna Division of Appeal Court on Friday upheld Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s electoral victory.

Reading the lead judgment on Friday, Justice Tijjani Abubakar in a unanimous ruling said Ganduje was duly elected

It can be recalled that the election petition tribunal led by Justice Halima Shamaki on October 2 upheld the election.

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