Abuja - The leadership crisis rocking the 8th House of Representatives shows no sign of abating as Femi Gbajabiamila has rejected an offer by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, to head the committee on constitution review, reports New Telegraph.
The committee, usually an ad-hoc panel, had since the return of democracy in 1999, been under the leadership of the a sitting Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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Gbajabiamila rejected the offer at a peace meeting held on Saturday in Abuja to reconcile the opposing groups in the House.
Gbajabiamila is rather insisting on the position of majority leader in House.
He noted that accepting the committee chair amount to denying him the position of leader as compensation for his loss in the election of Speaker.
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