Abuja - Hon Yakubu Dogara from Bauchi State has emerged the new Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Dogara on Tuesday defeated Femi Gbajabiamila, who contested the position with him.
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Dogara scored 182 votes while Gbajabiamila got 174 votes
The two candidates are from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dogara was nominated for the post by Abdulmumin Jibrin.