SPEAKERSHIP: Akinremi, Sadipe Missing As 12 Oyo APC, PDP Reps-elect Unite For Abass

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    Newly re-elected members of the house of representatives from Oyo State, Akinremi Musiliu (Ibadan North) and Tolulope Akande Sadipe (Oluyole) were missing as the remaining 12 of their colleagues have endorsed Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu as speakership and deputy speakership candidates respectively.

    Against party’s directive that they should support the duo of Abbas and Kalu, OYOINSIGHT.COM understands that Akinremi and Sadipe, who have just been re-elected for a second term, want to be deputy speaker. While Akinremi is the campaign anchorperson for Sani Jaji, Sadipe is rooting for Aliyu Betara.

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    Both lawmakers are part of the 9 All Progressives Congress, APC reps in the state. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has 5.

    Vanguard, in some documents obtained from a session held by the lawmakers, observed that 12 reps out of 14 house of representatives’ members from the state appended their signatures supporting the duo’s positions as speakership and deputy speakership candidates.

    Among those who endorsed the duo are reps members from both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and those of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

    Below is a list of the reps members who endorsed Hon Tajudeen as Speaker and Hon Ben Kalu as Deputy Speaker.

    Hon Akeem Adeyemi
    Hon Stanley Adedeji
    Hon Abass Adigun Agboworin
    Hon Lafisoye Akinmoyede
    Hon Bayo Adepoju
    Hon Ojo Sunday Makanjuola
    Hon Lamiju Alao-Akala
    Hon Kareem Tajudeen Abisodun
    Hon Oyedeji Oyeshina
    Hon Olaide Lateef
    Hon Aderemi Oseni
    Hon Akin Alabi

    (Vanguard)

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