Politics Adamawa : Babale Takes Over As Acting Governor



Mr Martins Babale, Deputy Governor of Adamawa state on Monday assumed office as Acting Governor following the commencement of Governor Muhammadu Bindow’s vacation.

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NAN reports that Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Malam Ahmad Sajoh, in Yola said the development was in line with Section 190 of the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria as amendment.

“His Excellency, Gov. Muhammad Jibrilla has transmitted a letter to the Adamawa State House of Assembly, intimating it of his intention to proceed on two weeks vocation, effective from March 20, 2017.

“The House at plenary deliberated and approved the request. The approval was transmitted to His Excellency, the Governor, through the office of the Secretary to the State Government in a letter signed by Clerk of the House.”