Reps Speakership race: Gbajabiamila names Coordinator for North Central

Declaration of Femi Gbajabiamila for the office of the Speaker, House of Representatives.
Declaration of Femi Gbajabiamila for the office of the Speaker, House of Representatives.

As the race for the 9th Speaker of the House of Representatives intensifies, one of the key contenders for the position, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday Abdularaheem Olawuyi as his mobilisation coordinator in the North Central.

Lanre Agas, the Senior Legislative Aide to Mr Olawuyi, said in a statement that the appointment was to galvanise support from the zone.

Mr Olawuyi is representing the people of Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-ero Federal Constituency of Kwara State.

He said Mr Olawuyi being a grassroots politician, who also enjoyed the support of his colleagues from the zone, would ensure victory for Mr Gbajabiamila.

The statement quoted the lawmaker from Kwara State as saying no stone would be left unturned to ensure the mission was accomplished.

Mr Olawuyi said Mr Gbajabiamila deserved to be the speaker of the 9th assembly, considering his wealth of experience and having been a majority leader and in the House of Representatives since 2003.

Mr Gbajabiamila had on Sunday declared his interest in becoming the speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

He said he was seeking the office of the Speaker to bring “our tendencies together and unite us as country”.

“I seek the office of the speaker to bring governance even closer to the people and mentor the next generation.

“I seek the office of the Speaker so I can use the bully pulpit to galvanise honourable members to make life more abundant for every Nigerian irrespective of tribe, religion background or political persuasion,’’ he said.

Advertisement

nlng Campaign AD

(NAN)

Advertisement

PT Mag Campaign AD

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: This space is available for a Text_Ad.. Call Willie on +2347088095401 for more information


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.