Senator Muhammad Hassan Nasiha, representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, has been nominated as Zamfara State Deputy Governor.
Nasiha was nominated by the state House of Assembly, Channels reports.
His nomination followed the impeachment of the former Deputy Governor, Mahdi Gusau on Wednesday.
Gusau was impeached after the report submitted by the judicial panel of investigation found him guilty of the allegations levelled against him
At the resumed plenary, the speaker of the House, Nasiru Mua’zu, read a letter from the state Governor Bello Matawalle nominating Senator Muhammad as the deputy governor of Zamfara State.