House of Assembly Speakers change leadership
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has appointed Bauchi State House of Assembly Speaker, Abubakar Suleiman as its new chairman.
Suleiman was unanimously appointed following the expiration of two-year term of former chairman, Lagos Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa.
At a meeting held at Reiz Continental Hotel, Obasa, who took over from Kebbi House of Assembly Speaker, Ismail Kamba, formally handed over to Suleiman.
Members are Deputy Chairman (Speaker Delta), Sheriff Oborevwori; Treasurer (Speaker Kogi) Matthew Kolawole; Financial Secretary (Speaker Enugu) Edward Ubosi; Vice Chair, North West (Speaker Katsina) Tasiu Musa Maigari; Vice Chair, North East (Speaker Gombe) Sadiq Ibrahim Abubakar.
Obasa and his former team were elected in August 2018.
The constitution of the conference stipulates a two-year term of office for the leadership which rotates between the North and the South.
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