As the race for who succeeds Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara within the Ninth National Assembly thickens, Femi Gbajabiamila appears to be within the safer path as extra home members throw weight behind him.
Members-Elect from varied opposition events within the House of Representatives have once more demonstrated their assured by rallying assist for Femi Gbajabiamila as the following Speaker of the Lower Chamber.
The lawmakers together with rating members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Action Alliance (AA), All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), who converged on the formal declaration of Femi Gbajabiamila because the Speaker of the House of Representatives held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja
Gbajabiamila’s declaration coincides with the two-week lengthy orientation programme for 109 Senators-Elect and 360 Members-Elect, organised by National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS).
In his presentation, Gbajabiamila who just lately gained re-election within the House for a fifth time period, pledged to offer high quality management when elected.
“I’ve spent the final four years in doing my greatest to stabilize the House, while exploring and finding out now how greatest we as legislators can unleash the complete potentials of this nation. I’ve taken copious psychological and bodily notes and its time for implementation.
“I’ve tagged my marketing campaign NATION BUILDING, A JOINT TASK as a result of the duty is onerous and might solely be accomplished if all of us come collectively, in step with the legacies of our forebearers and the labour of our heroes previous. Our Speakership marketing campaign brand embodies logos of all political events represented within the House (ninthAssembly) and I humbly invite every one in every of them to affix me so collectively we are able to construct a extra excellent union. I search the buy-in of all my colleagues, political patties and Nigerians to this Joint Task.
“I seek the office of the Speaker to bring our tendencies together and unite us as country. I seek the office of the Speaker to bring governance even closer to the people. I seek the office of the Speaker to mentor the next generation,” the Lagos lawmaker famous.
He additionally reiterated his resolve to strike a fragile steadiness within the relationship between the chief and the legislative arms of presidency with out compromising the latter’s independence.
The lawmaker who was described as clever, astute politician, forthright and dependable celebration man, canvassed for unity amongst all members within the bid to realize significant function for Nigerian people.
The Lagos lawmaker who has carved a distinct segment within the regulation career, pledged to be the a Speaker elected to do their enterprise and champion their trigger and in doing so fulfilling their hopes and aspirations.