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Aftermath Of Gusau’s Impeachment: Governor Matawalle Names Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha As New Deputy

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Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has picked Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha as his new Deputy Governor.

The development follows the impeachment of Barrister Mahdi Aliyu Gusau by the state house of assembly.

Speaker of the House, Honourable Nasiru Muazu Magarya, read the governor’s letter conveying the news at plenary on Wednesday, February 23.

Nasiha who is to be screened by the lawmakers was first elected a senator in 2007 and currently represents Zamfara Central in the National Assembly.

He lost his seat to Senator Kabiru Marafa in 2011 but returned to the red chamber in 2019 when the Supreme Court voided the elections of the candidates of All Progressive Congress (APC) following their failure to conduct primaries in the state.

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