THE Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Hon. Kawu Sumaila has resigned his appointment.
President Muhammadu Buhari has therefore appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as his replacement.
Sumaila, who appointed in August 2015, resigned to contest for membership of the House of Representatives representing Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency in Kano State under the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), El-Yakub, an All Progressive Congress (APC) stalwart from Kano State, was a member of the House of Representatives, 1998 and 2003-2007 representing Kano Municipal Federal Constituency.