BREAKING: Abass elected Reps Speaker by 353 members-elect

…as Wase, Jaji got three votes apiece

Lawmaker representing Zaria Federal Constituency, Hon Tajudeen Abbas, on Tuesday, was elected the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Abbas, who was elected in an open ballot system of voting, polled 353 votes to defeat Ahmed Wase and Sani Jaji.

Wase and Jaji polled only three votes each.

However, Hon Benjamin Kalu emerged the Deputy Speaker of House unopposed.

Details later…

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