Law Student Emerges Plateau Assembly Speaker


Member representing Jos East constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Abok Nuhu Ayuba, has been elected speaker of the state assembly while the immediate past deputy speaker, Saleh Yipmong, representing Dengi Constituency, was returned.

The 34-year-old new speaker is a 500 Level Law student of the University of Jos, UNIJOS and a fresh member.

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Vanguard reports that he was surprisingly nominated for the position by the member representing Jos North-North Constituency, Baba Hassan, a 4th time member who was equally interested in the seat and the nomination was seconded by Simi Dusu representing Jos North-West.

The nomination was unopposed following which members unanimously elected him speaker.

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