BREAKING: 9th NASS Speakership: Fresh Crisis looms in APC as North Central rejects zoning
...says it's unfair, undemocratic ...urges party to reconsider position ...as Dyegh dares party, declares interest
A fresh crisis is now looming in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC over the zoning of the Speakership of the 9th National Assembly to the South -West geo- Political zone of the country despite stiff oppositions from other Zones.
The leadership of the Party which had on Tuesday zoned the position to the South-West and micro zoned it Lagos announced Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the adopted candidate of the party for the position.
However, addressing news men in Abuja at the National Assembly today, the North Central Caucus of the APC in the House of Representatives rejected the arrangement, describing it as unfair and undemocratic which it stand the text of the time.
The Caucus declared that zoning of the position to the South- West not fair at the detriment of the Central Zone which has neither produced Speaker nor the Deputy since 1999.
According the Caucus, “we are therefore appealing to the Party to have a rethink and rezone the Speakership to the North Central for justice and fair play.”
However, the leader of the Caucus, who addressed the Press, Hon John Dyegh , flanked by other members announced his intention to vie for the position and rolled a seven point agenda to pursue if elected the Speaker.
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