Speakership: Opposition lawmakers-elect set to present consensus candidate


Opposition lawmakers-elect under the Greater Majority Caucus have agreed to present a consensus to challenge APC’s anointed candidate for the Speakership of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abass.

The Greater Majority Caucus will in the coming days nominate a candidate from the APC to challenge Tajudeen Abass with Betara favoured according to sources.

They made this known after a meeting with other APC aggrieved aspirants for the Speakership of the House of Representatives candidate.

The meeting which held at the Transcorp hotel in Abuja had in attendance some aspirants like Aliyu Betara, Yusuf Gagdi and Mariam Onuoha.

A breakaway faction of the Greater Majority Caucus had earlier endorsed Tajudeen Abass for the Speakership.


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