Former Speaker Alh. Kabiru Rurum has resigned amidst allegation of collecting money to scuttle investigation on the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.
The former speaker was alleged to have collected N100 million from business mogul Aliko Dangote but failed to share the money to the members.
Alhaji Abdullahi Atta representing Fagge Constituency is now the new Speaker and nominated as accepted by the Assembly Members.
The former Majority leader of the state assembly, Yusuf Ata has been elected the new Speaker while Abdulaziz Gafasa, was elected the new Majority Leader to replace Ata.