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Taraba Assembly elects new speaker

By John Mkom

JALINGO—Taraba State House of Assembly yesterday re-elected Peter Abel Diah as new speaker, following the resignation of Mark Useni.
Diah had been a former speaker of the House of Assembly.

Mark Useni told his colleagues at plenary yesterday that his resignation was based on personal reasons and immediately after his resignation, his deputy, Muhamed Gwampo, presided over plenary.

When Gwampo called for election of a new speaker, the immediate past speaker, Useni, nominated a former speaker of the House, Peter Abel Diah, to be elected as new speaker.


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