Speaker’s Race: PDP waiting to play the spoiler function


By Emman Ovuakporie.

By Emman Ovuakporie.

3 months ahead of the inauguration of the 9th Legislature, 6 significant competitors have actually emerged in the lead in the contest for administering officer of your home.

Members of the PDP.

What might count for BUHARI.

Lead check has actually exposed that the males considering the leading task in your home consist of Femi Gbajabiamila, today leader of your house, Mohammed Monguno (Borno), Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa), Ahmed Idris Wase (Plateau), Umar Bago (Niger) and Babangida Ibrahim (Katsina).

The interest of the males is, nevertheless, coming ahead of the zoning plan that is anticipated to be advanced by the nationwide management of the celebration.

In the 8th Assembly, it was zoned to the South West however the failure of APC to show where the pendulum ought to swing made the legislators take their cumulative fate in their own hands.

This resulted in the introduction of Dogara who beat Gbajabiamila who was the greasy prospect of the nationwide management of the celebration.

It was an acutely objected to speakership tussle that ultimately grew out of control into a fight royale in your house, however Dogara lived above board as a very first amongst equates to.

He guided your house from distressed areas and hung on till date regardless of his defection to the opposition Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP.

From the list of competitors considering the position, just Gbajabiamila is from the South West the most likely zone the APC management might back.

From the outcomes launched up until now by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the APC has a clear bulk of 200 legislators while the opposition celebration has a questionable 154 with other celebrations in the just recently concluded National Assembly elections.

If the APC effectively handles its electoral success as it stands, it might get it. If not, then what taken place in the outbound Assembly might back its awful head.

Both Chambers produced prospects that were not blessed by the APC management as the legislators with the assistance of PDP altered the celebration’s position.

Feelers, as noticed by Lead, show that the PDP might still hold the ace as legislators in its fold might rubbish whatever zoning plan put in location by the APC.

A few of the legislators who spoke with Lead under the condition of privacy pledged that they would rubbish APC other than a popular prospect appropriate to all is picked.

Among such legislators from the South West informed Lead “if what took place in 2015 is duplicated the majority of us will sign up with the race.

” I will run and guarantee it’s rubbished as we can not suffer on account of supporting the celebration the method we suffered in the last 4 years.

Another legislator from the Northwest shared a comparable view stating “God forbid I will not make that error once again in my life time as APC left us to suffer for absolutely nothing.