Sat. Aug 17th, 2019

Femi Gbajamiala, Ahmed Wase emerges Speaker and Deputy Speaker

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Ninth Assembly.

Mr. Gbajabiamila who is a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 281 votes defeating his close contender Mohammed Bago who got 76 votes.

A total of 358 lawmakers voted and there was one invalid vote.

Gbajabiamila assumed office in 2003, representing Surelere 1 Federal Constituency.

In 2011, he contested for a third term on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria and won.

Also Plateau State Lawmaker, Honourable Ahmed Wase has Emerged as the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Mr Wase was elected unopposed by about 358 lawmakers.

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