The preferred candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Tajudeen Abass, has emerged as the Speaker of the 10th National Assembly.
He is the Representative of Zaria Federal Constituency of Kaduna State.
How Tajudeen Abass Won The 10th Assembly Speakership
Abbas polled 353 votes after a roll call of members-elect.
359 out of 360 members participated in the process of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly.
Candidates Who Contested For 10th Speaker Position
Abbas crossed the winning margin in the election defeating the outgoing Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Wase, and Sani Jaji, who polled three votes, respectively.
…Hon. Benjamin Kalu Emerges Deputy Speaker
Following the emergence of Abass, the Member-elect for Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, also emerged the Deputy Speaker.
He was nominated by Lagos lawmaker-elect, Babajimi Benson, and seconded by a female Member-elect from Lagos State.