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Kano assembly confirms four commissioner-nominees

On Tuesday, the Kano House of Assembly screened and confirmed four commissioner-nominees sent to it by Governor Abba Kabir-Yusuf.

• April 2, 2024
Kano State House of Assembly
Kano State House of Assembly [Photo Credit: Vanguard News]

On Tuesday, the Kano House of Assembly screened and confirmed four commissioner-nominees sent to it by Governor Abba Kabir-Yusuf.

The parliament had, after initial preambles on the resumption of plenary on Tuesday in Kano, dissolved the committee of the whole to screen the nominees earlier sent to it by the governor.

Mustafa Rabi’u-Kwankwaso, Adamu Aliyu-Kibiya, Abduljabar Garko and Shehu Aliyu-Yanmedi were confirmed as new commissioners.

The majority leader, Lawan Hussaini (NNPP-Dala), later moved the motion to confirm the nominees, seconded by the Minority Leader, Labaran Madari (APC-Warawa).

After a unanimous vote on the motion, the speaker, Ismail Falgore (NNPP-Rogo), confirmed the nominees and directed the clerk to forward the lawmakers’ decision to the governor’s office.

Mr Kabir-Yusuf had, on March 26, forwarded a list of four new commissioner-nominees and four new ministries created by the administration for assignment to the new appointees.

The new ministries are the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Internal Security, and

Ministry of Solid Minerals.


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