BREAKING: Tajudeen Abass Elected House of Representatives Speaker

Tajudeen Abass, the lawmaker-elect representing Zaria Federal Constituency, Kaduna State, has been elected by his colleagues as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Abass was elected by his colleagues during an individual voice voting exercise conducted by the Clerk on the floor of the house.

The voting method which was an improve version of Option A4 adopted for the 1993 presidential election allowed each of the lawmaker-elect to announce his preferred candidate for the speaker seat to other members and such would be recorded for the candidate.

The Kaduna lawmaker, who was the choice of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), was elected on Tuesday after the Senate concluded it’s election picking Akwa Ibom State former governor, Godswill Akpabio.

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