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NASS leadership: Buhari urges unity

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to break ranks in the choice of the leadership of the ninth National Assembly.

He made the call at a dinner for APC members of House of Representatives-elect at the State House Conference Center.

This is even as the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole presented Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, current the House Leader for  Speakership position of the House of Representatives for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly.

Hon. Abdulmumini Jibrin confirmed to newsmen that Gbajabiamila was presented to President Buhari.

But a source at the meeting said, President Buhari declined to make comment on Gbajabiamila.

According to the source, Hon. Ahmed Wase (APC, Plateau) stood up after the presentation of Gbajabiamila to express surprise, that after meeting Mr. President to step down from the position of the speaker and take over as deputy speaker, his name was not mentioned at the dinner for the position.

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