BREAKING: House of Assembly Speaker resigns as new leader emerges

The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Professor Joseph Albasu Kunini has resigned from his position.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Prof. Kunini cited personal reasons for his decision to step aside.

Kunini was elected Speaker in 2019 after the resignation of the former Speaker, Abel Peter Diah.

The Professor’s resignation notice was contained in a letter sent to the lawmakers on Wednesday and was read by the Deputy Speaker, Hammanadama Ibn-Abdullahi who stood as Acting Speaker during the sitting.

See the resignation letter below

Taraba Speaker

John Kizito Bonzena, the Chief Whip of the Assembly, who represents Zing State Constituency, was elected unopposed by the lawmakers as the new Speaker.

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