39-year-old lawmaker re-elected as Kaduna speaker

39-year-old lawmaker re-elected as Kaduna speaker

- 39-year-old Aminu Abdullahi Shagali has been re-elected as speaker of the Kaduna state House of Assembly

- The Assembly also elected Yusuf Zailani (APC), a former chief whip, as deputy speaker.

- Shagali had been the choice of the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, the 39-year-old former speaker of the Kaduna state House of Assembly, has been re-elected as speaker by the Assembly.

Shagali, who represents Sabon Gari state constituency, and was speaker of the fifth state Assembly from 2015 to 2019, was re-elected on Thursday, June 13, Daily Trust reports.

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Legit.ng gathers that the Assembly also elected Yusuf Zailani (APC), a former chief whip, as deputy speaker.

Shagali’s re-emergence as speaker did not come as a surprise to many because he has always been Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s choice.

El-Rufai had previously made a case for Shagali; describing the latter as the most dedicated, loyal and committed lawmaker who supported his administration in delivering good governance in the state.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Adebo Ogundoyin emerged as speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly.

Adebo is the son of business mogul, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin, and represents Ibarapa-east at the 9th Assembly.

Also, the Delta state House of Assembly elected Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori from Okpe state constituency as speaker of the seventh Assembly.

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