Adamawa Assembly passes vote of confidence on Speaker

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Yola – Members of Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday in Yola passed vote of confidence on the leadership of the House led the Speaker, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the confidence vote was passed as the legislators resumed from five weeks recess in the wake of speculations of possible change in the leadership of the house.

A letter endorsing the speaker, signed by 23 out of the 25 legislators, was read by Mijinyawa, who later called them one by one to confirm their signatures.

In their respective submissions at plenary, the legislators lauded the leadership of the house for its commitment to transparency.

In his submission, Abubakar Abdulrahman (APC-Mubi South) who chairs the House Integrity Forum, described the speaker as `a team player who carries everyone along.’

In his respomse, the Speaker thanked the members for the confidence reposed in him and urged them for sustain their support.
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“I thank you for the confidence reposed in me and promised not to disappoint you in steering the affairs of the House,” Mijinyawa promised. (NAN)