The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday held a marathon meeting with some newly-elected members of the House of Representatives behind closed doors.
Gbajabiamila later led the members-elect to address journalists.
The outgoing Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Omofiok Luke, who spoke on behalf of his colleagues, said the members-elect endorsed the Majority Leader for the position of Speaker in the 9th National Assembly.
The members-elect were said to be 178, drawn from various political parties. Read more