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Taraba state House of Assembly elects new speaker


Taraba state house assembly has re-elected the former speaker Peter Abel Diah as the new speaker of the state house of assembly after a self resignation was tendered by the house speaker Hon. Mark Bako Useni at the plenary of the house.

Mark Useni the former speaker tendered a self resignation during Thursday’s plenary, he gave personal reasons to the members of the state house of assembly why he could not continued with the leadership of the house.

Immediately after the resignation of the former speaker Mark Useni, the deputy speaker Hon. Muhamed Danladi Gwampo took over and presided over the session.

The Clark of the house Mr. Smaila Ukwen therefore was called to read the house standing rules. Ukwen sited Order (2) Rule (9) of the house standing order who empowered the house to elect a new speaker whenever there is a vacuum.


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