9th National Assembly Speaker: APC Chose Gbajabiamila

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The ruling All Progresives Congress has formally adopted the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as its choice for the position of the next Speaker.

The Spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the decision 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 dinner also had in attendance the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and some other chieftains of the party.

He said, “The APC has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th 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 position has been zoned to the North-Central.”

Gbajabiamila is from Lagos State in the South-West.

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