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Tambuwal reveals why he rejected Gbajabiamila as Speaker

11 August 2015, 18:15

Sokoto - Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Monday gave an insight into the role he played in the emergence of Yakubu Dogara as Speaker of the House of Representatives, reports Premium Times.

He admitted to supporting Dogara over Femi Gbajabiamila, to clinch the Speakership of the House.

Also read: Tambuwal denies endorsing any candidate for Speakership

Tambuwal, a former Speaker of the House, who was speaking for the first time on his role in the election which pitched Dogara against the leadership of the  All Progressives Congress (APC), said he supported Dogara because he was more competent and had better leadership skills than Gbajabimiala, who is the  party’s choice.

He noted that Dogara is more competent, accommodating and more capable to lead than Gbajabiamila.

Tambuwal spoke in Sokoto when leaders of Sayawa Community of Bogoro and Tafawa Balewa Local Government Areas of Bauchi State paid him a thank-you visit for supporting Dogara to become Speaker.

Read more at Premium Times.

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