Updated: 39-yr-old Shagali re-elected Kaduna assembly Speaker





Kaduna State House of Assembly (KSHA) has re-elected Aminu Abdullahi Shagali as its Speaker for the 6th Assembly beginning from Thursday.
Hon. Yusuf Zaillani representing Igabi West State Constituency was also elected as the new Deputy Speaker. Zailani was the Majority Leader of the assembly in the last dispensation. 


Thirty-nine years old Aminu Shagali was first elected into the state assembly in 2011, to represent Sabon Gari constituency.
He became the speaker of the assembly in 2015 following the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the ruling political party in the state.


Shagali’s re-election did not however came as a surprise, as the leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state, Governor Nasir el-Rufai had since made case for his return as speaker.


Governor El-Rufai had shortly after his re-election urged the lawmakers to maintain the leadership of the Assembly, which he said had worked tirelessly with the executive to deliver good governance to the people of Kaduna state.

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