Yakubu Dogara defeats Gbajamiabila to become Speaker, House of Representatives

Yakubu Dogara
Yakubu Dogara

Following the transparent process of election into the Green chambers of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara from Bauchi emerged as Speaker, House of Representatives.

In a contest of wits between him and Femi Gbajamiabila of the All Progressives Congress from Surulere 1 Federal constituency was nominated followed by the nomination of Hon. Yakubu Dogara, thus setting the stage for election of the duo.

Both members are of All Progressives Congress, but the Peoples Democratic Party members preferred Dogara to Femi in which they had earlier in the day announced their stand to support Saraki as Senate President and Dogara as Speaker, House of Representatives.

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Sources said, members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made good their promise of supporting Dogara who is their preferred candidate because they had seen Femi Gbajamiabila as being disposed to APC national leader, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu.

Source: dailypost

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