Femi Gbajabiamila Court asked to disqualify lawmaker from Reps Speakership over US conviction

The group, Registered Trustees of Social Justice and Civil Rights Awareness Initiative, is alleging that Gbajabiamila is unfit to occupy the position because he was ‎”convicted in the state of Georgia for unethical practices and was debarred as a lawyer for 36 months.”

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Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila

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House of Representatives member, Femi Gbajabiamila has been dragged to court by a group seeking to prevent him from emerging Speaker of the House.

The group, Registered Trustees of Social Justice and Civil Rights Awareness Initiative, is alleging that Gbajabiamila is unfit to occupy the position because he was ‎”convicted in the state of Georgia for unethical practices and was debarred as a lawyer for 36 months.”

The case was filed at the Federal High Court in Abuja before Justice Abdul Kafarati.

Other defendants in the case are the House of Representatives and the Attorney General of the Federation were equally cited as defendants in the matter.

Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has chosen Gbajabiamila as its sole candidate for the House Speakership.

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