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Lasun denies rift with Dogara

21 August 2015, 13:00

Abuja -  Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun has debunked reports that the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogora is planning to strip him of some responsibilities, reports The Nation.

He said the reports are part of attempts to sow the seed of discord in the House of Representatives and among its leadership.

Also read: Fresh crisis looms in the House of Representatives

Lasun was reacting to reports that an Ad Hoc Committee set up by the Speaker had recommended that the Deputy Speaker ceases being the chairman of the Committee of the Whole House.

Lasun in a statement issued on his behalf by his Chief Press Secretary, Wole Oladimeji, said the Deputy Speaker and Dogara share an uncommon bond.

He said House is constitutionally empowered to amend its rules as it deems fit and the process is aimed at enhancing the activities of the House.

Read more at The Nation.

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