Speaker Peter Abel Diah of the Taraba state House of Assembly has tendered his resignation.
The actual reason why Diah took the decision the decision is not yet known, but he confirmed the development and said it was for personal reasons.
He has refused to give further details of his actions but promised to speak on it on Monday, December 2.
Diah, a representative of Mbamga constituency of the state is serving his fifth term and had been speaker since the eighth Assembly of the state. He was renominated in June 2019 for another term as speaker. He would have emerged as one of the few longest serving speakers of a House of Assembly if he had completed this term.