New Taraba Assembly speaker, deputy visit governor Ishaku



Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku, has advised the new leadership of the state House of Assembly to work as true representatives of the people.

The governor spoke when the leadership of the assembly under new speaker Joseph Kunini paid him a visit hours after their inauguration on Monday.

Correspondent Owolabi Adenusi  reports that the gloom that hung over the Taraba state House of Assembly during the battle for political control has finally dissipated three days after the crisis rose to its peak.
The plot to impeach former speaker Peter Diah, steadily grew till on Sunday, he threw in the towel, resigning as speaker.

The new speaker and his deputy paid a visit to the governor to pledge their support to him.

For his part, Governor Darius Ishaku noted that his administration will uphold the principle of Separation of Powers and support the lawmakers to
perform their constitutional obligations in the interest of the people.

The governor applauded the lawmakers for the maturity they displayed in the timely resolution of the dispute that rose among them.
Some lawmakers in an interview with TVC News denied rumours that they were sponsored to remove the former speaker, but close watchers of the political developments in the state expressed divergent views on the emergence of the new speaker.
The change in the leadership of the State Assembly notwithstanding, many believed, that both the governor and former speaker are still on cordial
terms.

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