This is our coverage of the election of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The race for the Speaker of the House of Representatives is a two-horse race between Femi Gbajabiamila who is APC’s preferred candidate and Umar Bago also of the APC but heavily backed by the opposition party, PDP.
So far, only one candidate, Idris Wase has declared interest for the deputy speakership.
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Femi Gbajabiamila elected Reps speaker
Femi Gbajabiamila, a lawmaker representing Surulere Federal Constituency 1 has emerged Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Mr Gbajabiamila defeated Umar Bago to emerge victorious.
He replaces Hon Yakubu Dogara.
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