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APC Rep rejects committee chairmanship

28 October 2015, 13:13

Abuja - Former Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Garba Datti Mohammed on Tuesday announced his rejection of chairmanship of the House Committee on Solid Minerals offered to him by Speaker Yakubu Dogara, reports New Telegraph.

Mohammed, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress from Kaduna State said he was not consulted before being named Chairman of the committee

Datti served as deputy minority whip during the immediate past House under former Speaker and now Sokoto State governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

Also read: Osun APC congratulates new Ooni of Ile Ife

Datti’s reaction left lawmakers in the chambers speechless.

The lawmaker after the rejection walked out of the chamber presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Sulaimon Yussuff Lasun.

The Speaker is currently in Israel on Christian pilgrimage

The Speaker last Thursday named 94 standing and special committees for the House.

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