The Kano State House of Assembly has approved the nomination of the serving commissioner for agriculture, Alhaji Nasir Yusif Gawuna for deputy governor.
The House, presided over by the Speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum gave the approval sequel to the nomination sent by governor Abdullahi Umar ganduje, due to the vacancy in the position since the resignation of the former deputy governor, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, in August this year.
At his screening, Alhaji Nasir assured the people of his commitment in rendering selfless services.
Nasiru Yusif Gawuna has served the state in different capacities, pledged to work tirelessly in fulfilling his responsibilities and thanked governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for giving him another opportunity.
Members of assembly, after the committee of the whole session, unanimously approved Gawuna as the deputy governor.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is expected to swear in the new deputy governor soon.