Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of 9th National Assembly news headlines for today Tuesday, May 28th, 2019.
Below is a roundup of top 9th National Assembly stories.
Abia North Senator-elect, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has restated his commitment in contesting for the position of Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly. He stated this while speaking to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa.
No fewer than 191 members of the House of Representatives have endorsed Femi Gbajabiamila for the position of the Speaker of the House, Musiliudeen Akinremi, has said. Naija News understands that Akinremi made this known while briefing journalists after a political meeting in his house with Southwest House of Representative members-elect on Sunday, May 26.
A former Governor of Abia State, southeast Nigeria and Senator-elect, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has endorsed the candidature of the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, for the position of the Senate President of the 9th Nigerian Senate. Naija News understands that Kalu endorsed Lawan on Sunday, May 26, where he urged him to lead the 9th Senate well.
A former Governor of Abia State, southeast Nigeria and Senator-elect, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on the duo of senators Danjuma Goje and Ali Ndume who are in the race for the position of the Senate President of the 9th Nigerian Senate to return to the discussion table as a family. Naija News understands that Kalu made this statement when he endorsed Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, for the position of the Senate President on Sunday, May 26.
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has been endorsed as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the forthcoming 9th National Assembly by the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF). Naija News understands that the AYCF National President, Shettima Yerima, made this known in a statement on Sunday, May 26.
The Senator representing Oyo North District, Senator Fatai Buhari, says Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, will become 9th Senate President because he already has 51 endorsement signatures from senators. Naija News understands that Senator Buhari on Sunday while responding to questions from journalists in Ibadan, Oyo state, where he noted that Yobe North lawmaker has 51 endorsement signatures from 66 senators-elect on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.
That’s the 9th National Assembly news for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
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