Taraba Assembly elects new speaker


Taraba State House of Assembly has elected Joseph Kunini as its new Speaker, following the resignation of the former Speaker, Abel Diah.

Abel resigned on Sunday evening following weeks of political conspiracy but told journalists that he resigned for personal reasons.

The House however elected Haman Adama as the new Deputy Speaker, while Douglas Ndatse was elected as the Majority Leader.

The House has also received an executive communication from the state governor containing names of commissioner nominees for screening by the House.

The state assembly has  however fixed Tuesday for the commencement of screening of the 21 commissioner nominees.

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