Abuja - Attempts by some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to foist Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker of the House of Representatives have been rebuffed by lawmakers, reports Vanguard.
The leaders had used the opportunity of the party’s retreat for its lawmakers to sell the candidature of Gbajabiamila to them.
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Many new members who came for the retreat kicked against the endorsement.
The lawmakers were reported to have told the party leaders to allow them choose their leaders independently.
The leaders were planning to replicate the event of last Saturday in Abuja where Senators Ahmed Lawan and George Akume were endorsed for Senate President and Deputy respectively.
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