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Reps hold valedictory session for Tambuwal

2015-05-27 17:05
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - The House of Representatives on Wednesday held a valedictory session in honour of its former Speaker,  Aminu Tambuwal, reports Channels TV.

Tambuwal is expected to be sworn-in as the new Governor of Sokoto State on Friday.

Also read:Tambuwal steps down as Speaker

Tambuwal had on Tuesday stepped down as Speaker to avoid a constitutional crisis of taking oaths for two offices concurrently.

He handed over to his Deputy, Emeka Ihedioha, who will lead the House till June 6, when the Seventh National Assembly will wind down.

Read more at Channels TV.

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