The Deputy Speaker of the House Of Representatives, Idris Wase have faulted the choice of the Chairman of, House Committee on Land Transport, Tajudeen Abass by the All Progressive Congress as its consensus candidate for the speakership of the 10th House.
He alleged that they will work as a team to ensure that the parliament is not hijacked by some sect of people in the party. He stated that the leadership of the House of Representatives is a serious business that should be made in the interest of the people and not just in the interest of some individuals.
He said, ''Again I want to add that we are here to ensure the Independence of the Parliament. To endure that we work together. Every parliamentarian must rise to the occasion. We will work as a team. We will not allow this parliament to be hijacked. We will not allow this parliament to be made a lame duck. I believe we are loyal to our country first, loyal to our party, and loyal to our people.''
(Source: Sun Newspaper)
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