Breaking: Femi Gbajabiamila emerges Speaker of 9th House Representatives

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives after defeating Hon. Mohammed Bago from Niger State.

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Gbajabiamila has been the favourite candidate and choice of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

A total of 358 House of Representatives members cast their votes on the floor of the House.

As counting continues, Gbajabiamila had already polled 186 votes, which represented over half of the number of reps members, while Bago is trailing behind with 61 votes.

Immediately Gbajabiamila exceeded 181 votes which he needed to emerge speaker, there was jubilation in the House as lawmakers congratulated him.

Details later…

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