Kano Assembly confirms new deputy governor

The Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new deputy governor of the state.

Governor Umar Ganduje had on Monday officially forwarded the name of the deputy governor nominee to the legislative chamber for screening.

The Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakassai, confirmed the development via his Twitter handle, @dawisu.

Gawuna, until his recent appointment, was the Commissioner for Agriculture in the state.

The former Kano deputy governor, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, resigned in August 2018.

 

 

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