#BREAKING: BREAKING: Gbajabiamila Emerges Speaker
Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives by gathering 82 votes out of 358 votes cast.
He defeated his only contender, Umar Bago, who finished with 76 votes.
Bago congratulated Gbajabiamila before the counting of votes ended
Gbajabiamila, who is the longest-serving lawmaker in the House, represents Surulere constituency 1 of Lagos State.