- Members of the Kano House of Assembly visit Governor Abdullahi Ganduje shortly after impeaching their speaker
- The lawmakers declare support for President Buhari's second term ambition
- They also promise to unite and help Ganduje win a second term in 2019
Members of the Kano state House of Assembly, on Monday, July 30, declared their endorsement and support for President Muhammadu Buhari as he decides to seek re-election during the 2019 general elections.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the newly elected speaker of the House, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, gave the assurance when he led other members on a solidarity visit to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Rurum said the House would do everything possible to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, were re-elected during the 2019 general elections.
The new speaker further told Ganduje that the entire legislators in the state were also solidly behind the state government under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
“The new leadership and all the entire members of the House are solidly behind you and your government.
“We are loyal and card carrying members of APC. This information is necessary in view of the current situation in the country.
“No single member of the House will defect as we are even doing our best to ensure that we bring back the Kwankwasiya members into our fold,” Rurum said.
Rurum assured the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, that the legislators are 100 per cent APC members and in support of his leadership.
Speaking during the meeting, Ganduje expressed appreciation over the visit and urged the new speaker to carry every member along with a view to giving them a sense of belonging.
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He also advised the lawmakers to ensure that there is no faction in the House in view of the current political happenings in the country.
The governor commended the legislators for effecting the change peacefully.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that the speaker of the Kano state House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Ata, was impeached.
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