9TH ASSEMBLY: Dogara Joins Speakership Race Again, Vows to repeat 2015 Victory

64 non-APC lawmakers set to endorse Gbajabiamila, Bago boasts of 195 members-elect

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the last may not have been heard about the race for the Speakership of the House of Representatives in the Ninth National Assembly as the outgoing Speaker of the Eight Assembly, Hon Yakubu Dogara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reportedly joined the race.

This was announced through a campaign launched on social media by Dogara’s aides over the weekend with various posters tagged “continuity”.

The Nigerian National Assembly front view

The Tribune Online further gathered that there was another one tagged ‘God chose Rt. Hon speaker Dogara Yakubu in the 8th Assembly, not any Lagosian, we believe he would do it again for us in the 9th Assembly’ and ‘#Dogaraforspeakeragain’ are also going viral in the social and online media to rally support for Hon Dogara.

L-R: Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, lawmaker representing Chanchaga Federal Constituency, Mohammed Bago and Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila

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