Reps Speakership And The Olatubosun Challenge


Hon. Olajide Olatubosun, who represents Saki West/Saki East/Atisbo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives recently threw his hat in the ring for the position of Speaker of the House in the incoming 9th National Assembly. JONATHAN NDA-ISAIAH writes on the member-elect’s  aspiration despite the ruling APC’s stand.

The race for the speakership of the House of Representatives is gathering momentum as new entrants have entered the race. Although the All Progressives Congress (APC) had zoned the position to Hon. Femi Gbajaimaila, this has not dissuaded other lawmakers from indicating interest in the plum job.

Apart from Gbajabiamila, the trio of Hon. Umar Bago (APC, Niger); Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC, Abia) and Hon. John Dyegh (APC, Benue) have all indicated interest to take over from from the outgoing Speaker Yakubu Dogara.

Out of the blues, Hon. Olajide Olatubosun, who is also from the south-west as Gbajabiamila declared that he is interested in the job….

Source: Leadership Newspaper