Abuja - In defiance of the nominees selected by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to occupy the principal offices in the House of Representatives, lawmakers in support of Speaker Yakubu Dogara, has presented its nominees for the posts, reports Leadership.
The group presented Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa (Kano APC) from the North-west as the House Leader and Hon. Pally Iriase (Edo APC) from the South-south as the Chief Whip.
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Doguwa and Iriase are members of the Loyalists Group headed by Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila who was penciled down by APC for the post of House Leader.
The Dogara group, under the aegis of Consolidation Group, also presented Hon. Buba Jibrin (Kogi APC) from the North-central zone as Deputy House Leader and Hon. Chika Okafor (Imo APC) from the South-east as the Deputy Chief Whip.
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- News 24