Gbajabiamila Elected As House Of Reps Speaker

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Updated June 11, 2019
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Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Ninth Assembly.

Mr. Gbajabiamila who is a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 281 votes defeating his close contender Mohammed Bago who got 76 votes.

A total of 358 lawmakers voted and there was one invalid vote.

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Gbajabiamila assumed office in 2003, representing Surelere 1 Federal Constituency.

In 2011, he contested for a third term on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria and won.