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Dogara will provide an all-inclusive leadership - spokesman

10 June 2015, 07:54

Abuja - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, would provide an all inclusive leadership for the House, spokesman for his Campaign, Representative Abdulmimuni Jibrin, has said.

Jibrin made the remark during interview shortly after Dogara took oath as the Speaker of the 8th Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday.

Dogara scored 182 votes to defeat his opponent Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila who scored 174 votes in a keenly contested election.

Also read: Dogara emerges new Speaker of House

Jibrin said the victory was for all the members of the House, adding that the House would remain a united legislative arm of government.

He urged all the lawmakers to give the new leadership the needed support toward achieving its mandate.

"We came up from the bedrock of a very sound democratic process, so I am very sure that all the members are really satisfied with this process that led to the emergence of the present leadership."



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