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Finance expert becomes Adamawa Speaker

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Mr Aminu Abbas, a Peoples Democratic Party member representing Uba-Gaya state constituency from Hong Local Government Area, Adamawa, has been elected the new Speaker of the state House of Assembly.

Abbas was unanimously elected in Yola on Thursday by the state lawmakers in the 9th House of Assembly, while Mr Mukwado Pwamakaino, also a PDP member, representing Numan constituency, was elected the Deputy Speaker.

Before his election, Abbas, a chartered accountant, was a member of the 5th Adamawa Assembly and an experienced politician with enviable track records.

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