Nigerian Students Parliament elects pioneer National Speaker

Posted by News Express | 12 February 2020 | 2,245 times

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The Nigerian Students Parliament (NSP) yesterday, Tuesday, February 11, 2020, elected Rt. Hon. Mubarak Aliyu Rimi of Katsina South Senatorial District as National Speaker and Rt. Hon. Nwachukwu Christian from Imo State as National Deputy Speaker.

Their election and inauguration took place at the National Assembly, Reps Wing, House Services Conference Room 2.01, shortly after the nominees of the NSP were inaugurated.

The inauguration was witnessed and monitored by some members of the Young Parliamentarians Forum of the National Assembly, members of the Youth Assembly of Nigeria (YAN), some national presidents of various state students unions and associations, and a team  from the of the Sergeant at Arms of the National Assembly.

In his vote of thanks, Rt. Hon. Mubarak Aliyu Rimi thanked Nigerian Student Parliamentarians drawn from across the 109 senatorial districts of the federation for finding him fit to lead them. Mubarak further thanked the leadership of the Young Parliamentarians Forum, National Assembly, Abuja, led by Hon. Tukura Kabiru of Kebbi State, his colleague member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Dr. Balarabe Shehu Kakale of Sokoto State, and the BOT chairman of NSP, Hon. Samuel Godstime Chukwubuikem, who doubles as the National Speaker of the Youth Assembly of Nigeria (YAN), for their role in nurturing and supporting NSP.

The BOT Chairman of NSP, Rt. Hon. Samuel Godstime Chukwubuikem, while addressing newsmen in the press room of the National Assembly notified the public that election for other principal office positions would be conducted at the first sitting of the parliament within the month.

Hon. Chukwubuikem wished the newly elected leadership of NSP to work in synergy with the National Association of Nigerian students (NANS) and other student bodies in Nigeria and in Diaspora in order to better the lot of Nigerian students.

•PHOTO: Nigerian Students Parliament (NSP) National Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mubarak Aliyu Rimi, and National Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Nwachukwu Christian, being sworn in on Tuesday in Abuja

Source: News Express

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