Speaker Gbajabiamila Names Principal Officers As New Majority Leader Emerges

Speaker Gbajabiamila Names Principal Officers As New Majority Leader Emerges

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Thursday named Alhassan Doguwa, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC,) from Kano), as Majority Leader of the 9th House.

Naijaparry reports that Gbajabiamila also announced Tahir Monguno (APC, Borno) as Chief Whip; Peter Akpatason (APC, Edo) as Deputy Leader; and Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC, Abia) as Deputy Chief Whip.

The Speaker said he relied on Order 7 Rule 4 of the House Standing Rules, as communicated by the APC caucus of the House, in naming the principal officers.

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