After the election of the Senate President and his deputy, the Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Sani Omolori, is at present conducting the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Two lawmakers- Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila from Lagos and Hon. Bago from Niger State are the two nominated to slug it out for the office.
Members are being called by the clerk in alphabetical order.
Hon. Gbajabiamila was nominated by the Director-General of his campaigns, Hon. Jubril Aminu, who gave a powerful narration of the qualities of his candidate. Hon. Linda Ikpeazu from Anambra State seconded the nomination.