As crisis continue to brew in the ruling All Progressive Congress in Adamawa state, the state lawmakers on Monday passed a vote of confidence on the Speaker of the House, Kabiru Mijinyawa.
Earlier, there had been reports that the speaker and other leaders of the House will be removed.
The letter endors
ing the speaker was signed by 23 out of the 25 members of the House and read by the Speaker who later called members one after the other to confirm their signatures.
In their respective submissions at the plenary, members lauded the house leadership for its commitment to transparency and quality leadership.
In his submission, Abubakar Abdulrahman (APC-Mubi South), who is the chairman of the House Integrity Forum, described the speaker as a team player who carries everyone along.
Speaking on the development, the Speaker, Kabiru Mijinyawa, thanked the members for the confidence reposed in him and urged them for sustain the support.
“I thank you for the confidence reposed in me and promise not to disappoint you in steering the affairs of the House,” Mr. Mijinyawa said.
He said he was bombarded over the week with phone calls asking him what was wrong in the house.
“With this vote of confidence I hope things have been put to rest,” Mr. Mijinyawa said.
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