Close to a week after the procedures which facilitates the emergence of the new Speaker and seven principals officers of the Kano State House of Assembly, hearsay from many quarters is hovering with regard to off and on of the record procedures which paved the way to Hon. Abdulazeez Garba Gafasa, which he emerged as the luckiest person to preside the 9th assembly for the second time.
Hon. Salisu Ibrahim, lawmaker from Doguwa state constituency and one among the four prominent contenders of Kano speakership race clears the air, by saying that there was no evidence of any questionable tendencies of Gafasa’s nomination to become the new speaker.
Hon. Salisu Doguwa had on Thursday made the disclosure while speaking to Express Radio correspondent in KSHA.
” Very mischievous that some ill-mannered persons spreading misleading stories on social media, which totally does not occured about how the new leadership of Kano assembly came into being” Hon Salisu added.
He says, we were briefed by the party leadership and other stakeholders, on how various legislative post from federal to state level will be zone and shared.
” There was a premonition that Hon Alhassan Ado Doguwa will get a high level post in the new leadership of the House of representative, and for me to contest for Speakership at the state level, seems unfit for Doguwa and T/Wada constituencies, it seems to be given priority to our zone, I was personally convinced with the zoning and the development facilitates to the emergence of Gafasa’s nomination to be the present House speaker” Doguwa emphasized.
Hon Salisu Ibrahim fondly called as “Jikan Liman” by his teeming political supporters said that it is worthy to note that all the contenders vied for the Kano assembly apex throne were competent and capable enough to hold the position.
” But under the honourable Initiatives of party leadership and prerogative of Kano state governor, this is what ought be done in the best interest of peace and collective development of Kano populace, to nominate Gafasa as the 9th assembly’s apex leader.
“It is a known longstanding political tradition that party leadership and relevant stakeholders plays a vital role in deciding the House party leadership, and all have to abide by it, both at the state and federal level, and Kano State is not an exception in this regard” Hon. Salisu asserted
Adding that, It is by Allah’s wishes Hon. Abdulazeez Gafasa becomes the new speaker, those who think there are factions ofForumss and Atas in the house, this is far from the truth.
He said Kano assembly is now an indivisible entity meant to serve wholeheartedly for the betterment of Kano and the nation at large.