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Latest 9th National Assembly News For Thursday, 13th June, 2019



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Good day Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of 9th National Assembly news headlines for today Thursday, 13th June 2019.

Below is a roundup of top 9th National Assembly stories.

1. National Assembly May Name Committees Today

Indications have emerged that the National Assembly leadership may constitute three committees today, Thursday. It was gathered that after Senate President Ahmed Lawan and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila set of the three committees each, they will also announce the adjournment of both chambers sine die on June 20.

2. 9th Assembly: Lawmakers Jostle For Principal Offices

High level of politicking is in play over who emerges as the principal officers of the 9th National Assembly. Naija News reports that Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege emerged Senate President and Deputy respectively.

3. National Assembly: ADP Makes Demand From Ahmad Lawan And Femi Gbajabiamila

Following the emergence of Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as the Senate President and Speaker of the 9th National Assembly, the Action Democratic Party has called on the duo to uphold the independence of the National Assembly. The party in a congratulatory message through its National Chairman, Yabagi Yusuf Sani lauded the maturity of all members of the National Assembly for the peaceful conduct of the election.

4. National Assembly: Abba Moro Replaces Senator David Mark After 20 Years

Senator David Mark has been replaced in the Benue South Senatorial constituency by Senator Abba Moro after representing the district for 20 uninterrupted years. Senator Mark who once served as the President of the Senate had occupied the seat of a senator since the return of democracy in 1999.

5. Ahmed Lawan Emerges 9th Assembly Senate President

Senator Ahmed Lawan has emerged winner of the 9th assembly Senate president, defeating his challenger, Ali Ndume. Naija News reports Lawan polled a total of 79 votes to emerge the winner.

6. Femi Gbajabiamila Emerges Speaker Of The House Representative

Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged winner of the 9th National Assembly speakership race. He secured 283 votes to defeat his only challenger, Umar Bago who garnered a paltry 76 votes.

That’s the 9th National Assembly news for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.