Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, past House Majority Leader in the eighth National Assembly, has been chosen Speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth.
Gbajabiamila is an APC legislator speaking to Surulere Federal Constituency in the 360-part 'Green Chamber'.
He was pronounced victor at about 6:18pm by the Clhief Clerk of the National Assembly with 281 votes; his closest opponent, Hon. Umar Bago, gathering 76 cast a ballot. One vote was invalid. Taking all things together, 358 individuals choose casted a ballot.
Gbajabiamila will presently make the vow of office and be confirmed as Speaker.