The endorsement and affirmation of their support for Gbajabiamila/Wase’s were made known at an event held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja few hours to the election in the National Assembly.
You will recalled that the Clerk, of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori has pronounced Tuesday, June 11, 2019 as the date for official inauguration and swearing-in for the newly elected legislators in the 9th Assembly after the proclamation by the President Buhari.
The Femi Gbajabiamila’s race to the Speakership position in the 9th Assembly received huge boost as about 240 Rep-elects endorsed his candidature by signing register to affirm their support.
In the same development, six of the top contenders have also indicated desire to work for the emergence of Gbajabiamila and Idris Was as the Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively.
In his words, the Director General of the Gbajabiamila/Wase’s campaign Organization, Abdulmumin Jibrin, assured Nigerians that the 9th Assembly under the leadership of Gbajabiamila/Wase as Speaker and Deputy Speaker will not disappoint them.
He said, the event was organized to prove to the world level of acceptability, readiness and commitment by his team. Jubrin added that over 60 member-elects of the opposition parties have also signed up for the team while adding that consultation would continue till the day of the election tomorrow.