National Assembly crisis deepens as N/Central, S/East lawmakers reject APC’s directive on Principal Officers

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The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, deepens on Wednesday as members of the House of Representatives from North Central and South East regions, rejected the party’s nominees for principal positions in the House.
At separate media briefings, the lawmakers said the party’s choices of principal officers violate the federal character as it excludes members from the two regions, and instead, consider regions that already produced the speaker and deputy speaker respectively.
Stating the position of the APC north central caucus, Aliyu Patigi, flanked by 16 other legislators from the zone, said the they viewed with dismay the region’s exclusion …Read More

Source:: New Mail