The Leader of the House of Representatives and Member Elect of Surulere 2 Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Femi Gbajabiamila has formally declared for the office of the Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
In his declaration speech the Leader promised to bring to fore his knowledge in the intricate workings of the legislature to ensure smooth relationship between the legislative and executive without compromising the latter’s independence.
Gbajabiamila further stated that as Speaker he would bring governance closer to the people through legislations that would impact positively on health, power, infrastructure and alleviation of poverty.
The Director General of the Campaign Team Abdulmumin Jibrin from Kano State who described the Leader as the best candidate in terms of expertise added that his candidacy was best for the country’s Democracy.
Also speaking at the declaration, Monguno Tahir from Borno state noted that he supported the leader’s declaration in line with best global practices where leaders of the majority in the parliament always emerge as the Speaker of the House.
The Campaign has been tagged ‘Nation Building, A Joint Task’.