All Progressives Congress has adopted majority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, as the speaker for the ninth assembly.
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This decision was made at a dinner with President Buhari at the Villa, Tuesday night after an intensive deliberation with APC’s House of Representatives members-elect.
The party spokesman, Lanre Issa Onilu, said:
“The APC has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, as its candidate for the position of the speaker of the House of Representatives in the Ninth Assembly.
“This position was reached after an intensive deliberation with the APC’s House of Representatives members-elect at a dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Banquet Hall of Aso Villa.
“The Deputy Speaker’s position has been zoned to the North-central.”