Oyo legislators declares intention to battle Gbajabiamila, others for Speaker
Jide Olatunbosun, a member representing Saki West / Saki East / Federal District Atisbo Oyo at the National Assembly, declared his intention to compete for the position of Speaker House of Representatives.
The second term lawmaker made this known in a text message to his colleagues at the green chamber, which was also made available to newsmen on Monday in Abuja.
He said, “9th Assembly: My intention to contest for the office of the Speaker.
“My compliments, dearest colleagues,
“With utmost sense of responsibility, I write to humbly notify you of my intention to vie for the Office of the Speaker, House if Representatives.
“In realization of this, I hereby solicit your kind support. Yours in service of the nation.”
With this statement, Olatunbosun will face the majority leader of the House, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Ado Doguwa, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Abdulrazak Namdas and Bego to succeed the incumbent president, Yakubu Dogara.
Latestalert recalls that Olatunbosun had previously claimed to be under pressure to run for president of the lower house of the federal legislature.