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Member representing Jos East Constituency in Plateau State house of assembly Hon Abok Nuhu Ayuba(APC) has emerged speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly.

The position of speaker was zoned to Plateau North senatorial zone comprising of 8 state lawmakers.

Abok emerged after a month of political horse-trading among the 8 contenders. It was a hot race between old-timers and first-timers.

Abok, the 34 years old lawmaker is a first-time lawmaker representing Jos East Constituency.

He is a graduate of both the University of Jos (graduated in 2011) and the Plateau State Polytechnic (finished in 2007) and is married to Janet N Abok (with two children).