Tajudeen Abbas emerges Speaker, House of Reps

Tajudeen Abbas on Tuesday emerged the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 10th National Assembly.

Abbas, a lawmaker representing Zaria Federal Constituency was elected in an openly declare ballot system where he defeated other contenders – Ahmed Wase and Sani Jaji, who polled three votes each.

Abbas rode on the presidential goodwill and support from the state governors to emerge the new Speaker.

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