Danja Emerges News Kano Speaker
With Hon. Gambo Sallau exit as Speaker of Kano state House of Assembly Tuesday morning through radio broadcast, the House in extra-ordinary session elected his Deputy, Hon. Isyaku Ali Danja as the new Speaker.
Gambo Sallau was elected the Speaker of the State House of Assembly two years ago after the impeachment of his predecessor, Yusuf Abdullahi Falgore.
Pointblanknews.com can report that Sallau's resignation came 24 hours after 26 out of the 31 legislators defected from the PDP to APC.
Sallau said in a broadcast on Freedom Radio, Kano, that his decision to resign as speaker was based on political reasons.
“I, Gambo Sallau, the Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, hereby announce my resignation as the speaker. Now that the PDP has become an opposition party, I will not continue to be the Speaker of the House'', he said.
He commended members of the house, the state government and the public for the support they had given him in the last two years.