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Breaking: Benjamin Kalu elected Deputy Speaker Unopposed

Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, the immediate former chairman of the 9th House of Representatives and member representing Bende Federal Constituency in Abia State, has been elected Deputy Speaker of the 10th House of Representatives.

Kalu was nominated by the immediate previous chairman of the House Committee on Defence, Hon. Babajimi Benson of Lagos, and seconded by Hon. Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim of Yobe state, and emerged unopposed immediately after the inauguration of the new Speaker, Tajudeen Abbas.

He then took the pledge of loyalty and the oath of office administered by Sani Magaji Tambuwal, Clerk of the National Assembly.

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