The majority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has explained why he wants to be the speaker of the House of Representatives of the 9th assembly.
He made his intention known on Sunday, March 31, 2019 while addressing newsmen in Abuja, and promised to bring government closer to the people.
He said: “I seek the office of the Speaker to bring our tendencies together and unite us as a country. I seek the office of the Speaker to bring governance even closer to the people. I seek the office of the Speaker to mentor the next generation. I seek the office of the Speaker so I can use the bully pulpit to galvanise Honourable members to make life more abundant for every Nigerian irrespective of tribe, religious background or political persuasion.
Gbajabiamila who has been a member of the house of representatives since 2003 said his experience in the House as an advantage over other aspirants.