Mr Yakubu Dogara
Members of the Home of Representatives loyal to the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, have began negotiations with the Majority Chief and candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Speaker within the ninth Nationwide Meeting, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, for management positions and committee appointments.
The PUNCH learnt in Abuja on Tuesday that Dogara was additionally in talks with Gbajabiamila on the destiny of his loyalists within the subsequent Meeting.
Whereas the APC candidates for the presiding workplaces of the Home – Speaker and Deputy Speaker – have been declared, those that will occupy the principal workplaces are nonetheless unknown.
The workplaces embrace Majority Chief, Deputy Majority Chief, Chief/Majority Whip and Deputy Chief/Majority Whip.
The lawmakers, in response to a supply within the Home, are additionally lobbying for the chairmanship of the standing committees.