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 - A group of members-elect for the 8th House of Representatives have welcomed the position taken by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to zone key positions in the National Assembly, reports Daily Trust.
The Reps elect, under the aegis of Consolidation Group, said the party’s decision was for the good of Nigeria’s democracy.
The group, which is working for the emergence of Yakubu Dogara as the next Speaker, noted that the party’s stand was in line with the position of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari.
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The lawmakers said: members should be given the freehand to choose their leaders without any external interference by some godfathers.
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