SPEAKERSHIP: Governor Buni, Ooni of Ife declare support for Wase


Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase yesterday in Abuja got the backing of Governor Buni of Yobe State when he visited him at his residence in Abuja.

Governor Buni who threw his weight behind Wase said: “We in the APC and indeed the House of Representatives need you more than you need because there is no better time than now for us in the party to pay you back loyalty than now”.

At another consultative meeting by Wase to the Ooni of Ife, The Ooni of Ife threw his weight behind him and assured him of South West support.

Responding to Wase’s request for support, the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi extolled the sterling qualities of Hon. Wase describing him as a humble and gentleman. “You know one thing I love about you is your humility. In 2019 when we spoke to you to step down for our son, Femi Gbajabiamila, you obeyed us due to your respect and loyalty for order and leadership.It is time for you to be rewarded for you humility and loyalty”

The Ooni assured the Deputy Speaker to speak with all Members-Elect from the Southwest on the need to support his Speakership aspiration.


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