House Speakership: North-East APC Dumps Gbajabiamila, Aligns With South-East

The All Progressives Congress APC in the Northeast has thrown its weight behind agitations by the Southeast to get the national leadership of the party to zone the Office of Speaker, House of Representatives to its side. Vanguard reports that the Northeast Forum of APC State Publicity Secretaries specifically adopted the candidacy of Hon. Nkeiruka C. Onyejeocha as Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives at a news conference yesterday in Abuja, “As we all know, Nigeria has always stood on a political tripod, anchored on by the three founding political regions, namely, the West, East and the North, which

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APC South-East Group Opposes Gbajabiamila Over Speaker’s Position

The All Progressives Congress South-East Renaissance Group on Thursday called on the leadership of the party to zone the position of the Speaker, House of Representatives in the Ninth National Assembly to the South-East. The group’s convener, Chris Onyemechara, made the call at a press conference in Abuja. Onyemechara claimed that the APC denied the South-East principal office positions in the National Assembly in 2015 on the grounds that the zone did not have a ranking member on the platform of the party. He regretted that now that the zone had produced two ranking members, the party’s leaders seemed to

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