Abuja - Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been announced as the leader of House of Representatives, while Rep. Alhassan Dogowa emerged as the Chief Whip, Punch reports.
The Speaker, Yakubu Dogara who announced this at the end of plenary, also said that Rep. Baba Jibrin is the Deputy Leader and Rep. Pally Iriase as the Deputy Chief Whip.
The position of Minority Leader went to Rep. Leo Ogor, the Deputy Minority Leader, Chukwuma Onyema, Binta Bello, Deputy Minority Whip and Yakubu Umaru, Minority Whip.
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The announcement however attracted laud ovation from members who were chanting Dogara is a leader.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met the representatives ahead of their resumption on Tuesday.
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- News 24