Gbajabiamila, Wase clash at plenary

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja 

An unusual spat broke out at Wednesday plenary of the House of Representatives between the speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila and his deputy, Ahmed Idris Wase.

The bone of contention was an announcement on the early adjournment of Thursday plenary to enable the speaker and the members attend the commissioning of the permanent site of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies(NILDS) along airport road, Abuja.

Gbajabiamila before adjourning Wednesday plenary had asked that 

Order Paper for Thursday be made lighter, informing that the commissioning programmed to be done by President Muhammadu Buhari was fixed at 3pm.

The speaker therefore asked the Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and Business, Hon. Hassan Fulata ensure the Order Paper would not be heavy with activities.

At that point, the Deputy Speaker, Wase said that the House’s primary function was lawmaking, stressing that  commissioning of NILDS headquarters…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper