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Femi Gbajabiamila resigns from House of Reps

Former Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila has resigned from the House of Representatives to take up his new  role as Chief of Staff to the president.

The House speaker, Tajudeen Abbas announced the resignation of Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday when he read the letter at plenary sitting.

Concerns had emerged as to how he was going to manage both roles given that the former Speaker had been inaugurated alongside his colleagues on Tuesday and had voted as well for the leadership of the House.

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However, the Member representing Surulere 1 has now tendered his resignation and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will now have to conduct a fresh election to fill the role.

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