The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly Hon. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum said he’s deeply grateful to God Almighty for destined him to become Speaker of the House twice in a single tenure.
Hon. Rurum made the assertion mid-week shortly after 2019 budget presentation by his Excellency, Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at the Chamber of Kano Assembly.
He noted that under the graceful will of God Almighty, he was able to set a record been the first legislator in the history of Kano State House of Assembly, steering its affairs twice in a single tenure.
In an emotionally-tone voice, the Speakers asserts that this will be his final presentation as the highest member of the House hosting State Governor during Budget presentation plenary.
He added that by next year around this time he hopefully wishing to be a member representing Rano/Kibiya Federal constituency in his quest to contribute more to his fatherland and also to compliments President Buhari’s efforts in steering the affairs of the Country.
Adding that he is hugely indebted to the former Speakers and the entire members for the unflinching support and cooperation given to him during ups and downs moments in the course of discharging the entrusted responsibilities shouldered upon them.
Hon. Rurum also expresses gratitude to his Excellency, State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje been his fourth and the last time in this tenure delivering a budget proposal to the State House of Assembly.
It can be recalled that Speaker Rt. Hon. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum was once embroiled in a complex scandal which compelled him to resigned on 3rd July 2017 following an alleged receiving financial gratification from business mogul Alh.Aliko Dangote.
His resignation paved way for the former Speaker Hon. Yusif Abdullahi Ata from Fagge constituency to overtook the Speakership post.
In early Monday morning of 30th July 2018, Hon. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum resurrected back to steer the State assembly after a two-thirds majority of the house members unanimously impeached former Speaker, Yusif Abdullahi Ata for alleged failure to unite the entire house members.