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Zamfara gets new Deputy Governor

Zamfara State house of Assembly has confirmed Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha as the new Deputy Governor.

This follows his nomination by Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle.

Speaker, Zamfara State House of Assembly announced this during the plenary session this afternoon.

The nomination and confirmation came barely 4 hours after the State House of Assembly impeached the former Deputy Governor, Mahadi Aliyu.

Senator Nasiha is representing Zamfara central at the red chamber.

Governor Bello Matawalle will perform the swearing-in ceremony later today.

Reporting by Abdulrazak Kaura; editing by Muzha Kucha