Abuja – The National Assembly is later scheduled to host the inauguration of the newly elected legislators.
The event in Abuja, which is scheduled to commence at about 10:00am (local time), will also witness the election of the leadership of the eighth National Assembly.
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The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, and governors elected on the platform of the party are uniting its members-elect behind Senator Ahmed Lawan for the Senate presidency and Femi Gbajabiamila for the post of speaker in the House of Representatives.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, said the opposition party had adopted Senator Bukola Saraki for the position of Senate President and Yakubu Dogara for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
- CAJ News