- The president-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been urged to support Honourable Aminu Jaji for the Speakership position
- This call was made to Tinubu by the Northern Youths for Good Leadership and Governance (NYGLG)
- The group on Thursday, April 27, said that Jaji is the most competent member of the House of Representatives to become a speaker
A civil society organization, the Northern Youths for Good Leadership and Governance (NYGLG) has called on the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to throw his weight behind the lawmaker representing, Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency in Zamfara State.
A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the group said Aminu Jaji is the most speakership aspirant suitable to occupy the principal position at the 10th Assembly.
In a statement seen by Legit.ng, the president of NYGLG, Laraban Abubakar, said while many contenders have publicly thrown their hats into the ring, from all regions of the country, Jaji is the most competent.
Abubakar stressed that he bespoke a picture of Prepared Leadership, tailor-made to head the 10th House of Representatives.
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He said Jaji will forge friendships across tribes and religions in the country because he exhibits uncommon bravery, yet a nuanced understanding of the challenges.
"He (Jaji) is known to be at the forefront of efforts to reform Nigeria's electoral system and has also been a vocal advocate for the rights of his constituents. He initiated several projects aimed at improving their standard of living.
"His vast experience, integrity, and commitment to service make him the best candidate for the job. If elected, Jaji has promised to work towards ensuring that the House of Representatives is more transparent, accountable, and responsive to the needs of Nigerians."
Trouble for Minority Leader as Court Gives Fresh Order To Attorney General Over Alleged Murder Case
Alhassan Doguwa, the minority leader of the House of Representatives might be in for fresh trouble over the alleged murder case against him.
This is following an order of Mandamus on the murder charges filed against the Minority leader by a former magistrate in Kano state.
The order has also compelled the Attorney General of Kano state to begin the prosecution of Doguwa.
House of Reps Majority Leader Doguwa Sent to Prison over Alleged Murder during 2023 Elections, Video Emerges
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, was remanded in prison.
A magistrates court in Kano gave the order on Wednesday, March 1, following Doguwa's arraignment and reading of the First Information Report.
Recall that the police arrested Doguwa in connection with a suspected case of criminal conspiracy, culpable murder, etc during the just concluded 2023 presidential election.