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Reps move for Gbajabiamila, Jibrin as speaker, deputy speaker

2015-04-16 14:11
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Some All Progressives Congress lawmakers in the House of Representatives are rooting for the candidacy of  Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker and Abdulmumin Jibrin for the position of deputy speaker in the coming assembly, reports Daily Trust.

The lawmakers have begun the ground work  to get majority of the caucus members to buy into the idea.

The choice of  Gbajabiamila and Jibrin according to the lawmakers is based on the pedigree of the two legislators.

Also read: Saraki, Akume jostle for Senate President seat

Gbajabiamila is seen as the voice of the opposition in the House, while Jibrin has wealth of financial and economic expertise counting in his favour.

Gbajabiamila is from the South-West while Jibrin is from the North-West.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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