Lagos - Majority of the returning members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have endorsed Mudasiru Obasa as the next Speaker of the incoming Assembly, reports PM News.
The lawmakers settled for Obasa at a meeting they held on Tuesday.
Obasa, who is the Chairman of the outgoing Assembly’s Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, is the longest serving member of the House.
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The decision of the lawmakers is, however, not final as the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would still meet to finally decide who gets the position.
Some returning lawmakers have also kicked against Obasa’s endorsement saying members should be allowed to pick their leaders through a voting process on the floor of the Assembly.
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