Gbajabiamila Legislator named House of Reps Majority Leader

Gbajabiamila was chosen today, July 28, 2015, upon the resumption of the House after an adjournment in June.

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Femi Gbajabiamila has been appointed the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives.

House of Reps Majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila speaking to journalists play

House of Reps Majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila speaking to journalists

 

Gbajabiamila was chosen today, July 28, 2015, upon the resumption of the House after an adjournment in June.

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Femi Gbajabiamila

(Vanguard)

 

Also, Ado Doguwa emerged chief whip while Buba Jibrin and Pally Iraise were named Deputy Majority Leader and Deputy Whip respectively.

The lower chamber has been rocked by crisis ever since the emergence of Yakubu Dogara as Speaker in June.

Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara play

Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara

(Daily Post)

 

Gbajabiamila had been chosen for the Speakership by the All Progressives Congress (APC) but Dogara defied the party to contest and beat him to it.

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

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

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President Muhammadu Buhari meets with All Progressives Congress (APC) members of the House of Representatives on Monday, July 27, 2015. play

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with All Progressives Congress (APC) members of the House of Representatives on Monday, July 27, 2015.

(Twitter)

 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, July 27, met with the warring reps and urged them to respect the party in order for peace to reign.

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Watch video of reps fighting over leadership positions below:

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