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Published On: Thu, Mar 28th, 2019

Speakership race gets hotter, as another Adamawa lawmaker joins train

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By Christiana Ekpa

The race for the leadership position of the Lower Chamber get hotter as another lawmaker. Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub representing Gombi/Hong federal constituency, Adamawa State, has also declared to vie for Speakership.
Peoples Daily reports that, there are clear indications that the present leadership of the Chamber may not retain positions as the politics has already taken a different dimension.
Yakubu, a two-time member of the green chamber on Wednesday told our reporter that his interest in the Speakership position is basically to contribute to building a team of patriotic Nigerians that will address some of the major problems confronting Nigeria.
Some of those problems according of him are; unemployment, youth restiveness, high level of insecurity and corruption among others.
According to Yakubu, “There are so much to do within so short time. Out nation requires nothing but men and women who share the vision of a great Nigeria to beat a path of national vision and ambition so that others will follow.”
Yakubu further that “I am vying for this position because I am driven by the ideal of service to continue to offer my humble talents, treasure and time to see how I can adequately contribute to the growth and development of my country.”
He said given the opportunity, he was work to facilitate executive-legislative harmony and collaboration that woukd make for better Nigeria, adding that “I see the best years ahead and I know that we at the National Assembly, particularly, we in the green chambers, can make it work.”

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