Some All Progressives Congress lawmakers in the House of Representatives are rooting for the candidacy of Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker and Abdulmumin Jibrin for the position of deputy speaker in the coming assembly. The lawmakers have begun the ground work to get majority of the caucus members to buy into the idea.
The choice of Gbajabiamila and Jibrin according to the lawmakers is based on the pedigree of the two legislators. Gbajabiamila is seen as the voice of the opposition in the House, while Jibrin has wealth of financial and economic expertise counting in his favour.
Gbajabiamila is from the South-West while Jibrin is from the North-West.
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