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Gbajabiamila reportedly rejects PDP’s nominee for minority leader.
There was a rowdy session at the House of Representatives over nomination of minority leader.
The PDP was said to have sent Kingsley Chinda’s name to the House as its minority leader – However, the House speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, reportedly read out the name of Ndudi Elumelu There was a rowdy session in the House of Representatives following Femi Gbajabiamila’s decision to announce Ndudi Elumelu as minority leader. Premium Times reports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had sent a letter to the House nominating Kingsley Chinda as minority leader on Wednesday, July 3. It was reported however the speaker of the House ignored the party’s nominee and instead announced Elumelu also of the PDP as minority leader.Read: The fighting senator
According to report, an unidentified lawmaker grabbed the mace in the midst of the rowdy session caused by the action of the speaker. The letter which was sent to Gbajabiamila was signed by the PDP chairman, Uche Secondus, and its secretary, Umar Tsauri A similar letter was sent to Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, by the PDP which he duly read out on the party’s nominee for Senate minority leader. There are speculations that Gbajabiamila’s action may be a retaliation to the opposition party after it called on its members not to vote him.
The PDP had a period agone picked Eyinnaya Abaribe (Abia) as legislator; legislator Emmanuel Bwacha from Taraba south was came back as deputy minority leader, Senator Philips Aduda (FCT) was
retained because the minority whip whereas legislator Clifford Ordia (Edo) was electoral deputy minority whip.
The leaders emerged at a meeting of the opposition party at the Maitama residence of the PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. Also Read: Senate President takes action against a Senator who assaulted a Woman 

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