A member representing Igabi constituency in Kaduna State House of Assembly, Honourable Yusuf Zilani has been elected as the new Speaker of the Assembly.
His election came barely an hour after Hon Aminu Abdullahi Shagali representing Sabon-Gari Constituency resigned as Speaker.
The new speaker until his emergence was the Deputy Speaker in the All Progressives Congress (APC) dominated Assembly.
Zilani was elected by his colleagues during plenary on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Although the Former Speaker did not give any reason for his resignation.
However, sources at the Assembly said that members of the House have started collecting signatures to impeach him which he eventually bowed to pressure and resigned.