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Dasuki set to replace Tambuwal

A member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Abdussamad Dasuki, on Sunday indicated his interest to replace the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal by picking the ticket of the All Progressives Congress for the Kebbe-Tambuwal Federal Constituency.

If Dasuki, a native of Dagon Daji in Tambuwal local government area emerges winner in the February 2015 election, he will replace the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, who has maintained the position for eight years.

Dasuki who is presently the chairman of finance and appropriation committee of the Sokoto State House of Assembly was affirmed as the candidate of the constituency by 176 delegates from 21 wards in Kebbe and Tambuwal local government areas of Sokoto State.

The election took place at the Tambuwal Stadium.