APC anoints Femi Gbajabiamila speaker, zones Deputy to North-Central


Femi Gbajabiamila (Lagos) has been adopted as the Speaker of the House of Representative of the 9th National Assembly by the ruling All Progressives Congress.

APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a terse message posted on the party’s WhatsApp platform on Tuesday night said the 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.

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Issa-Onilu said the Deputy Speaker position had been zoned to the North Central.

Although the party has not stopped any of its members from contesting against Femi Gbajabiamila but it is expected that all members must respect Party’s position.


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