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Breaking:Abbas is elected as the 10th Speaker of the House of Representatives, receiving 353 votes.

Taking the Oath of Office Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, the favoured candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the position of Speaker of the Tenth House of Representatives, has won the election.

Hon. Abbas, who represents Kaduna’s Zaria Federal Constituency, received 353 votes to defeat his two opponents, Ahmed Idris Wase of Plateau State’s Wase Federal Constituency and Aminu Sani Jaji of Zamfara State.

Sani Magajin Tambuwal, Clerk of the National Assembly, then swore in the new Speaker.

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