Alhaji Idris Garba (APC-Gumel) has been reelected for the third time as Speaker, Jigawa House of Assembly within four years.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Garba, who was elected speaker of the house in 2015, was however impeached in January 2017.
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The lawmakers also unanimously elected Alhaji Sulaiman Musa (APC-Guri) Deputy Speaker, after he was nominated by Alhaji Suraj Muhammad (APC-Birninkudu).
In his acceptance speech, the speaker promised to carry every member of the house along.
“I want to use this opportunity to extend my appreciation for the confidence you reposed in me.
“I want to assure that I will carry everyone of you along.
“I also want to assure that we will do everything to ensure that whatever we were not able to achieve in the previous dispensation is achieved,” the new speaker said.