10th NASS: Reps’ spokesman, Benjamin Kalu, declares speakership ambition.
Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Benjamin Kalu, on Thursday officially declared his ambition to be Speaker of the House in the coming 10th National Assembly.
Kalu, who has been re-elected for a second term, will be the only All Progressives Congress from Abia State in the 10th House after the political tsunami created by the Labour Party in Abia in the 2023 general elections.
Kalu stated that under his leadership as the speaker, laws bothering on education; economy – economic growth, job creation, poverty reduction; insecurity, healthcare and environmental sustainability would be prioritised.
Meanwhile, another member of the House, Tajudeen Abbas, is said to be prepared to officially declare his speakership bid soon.
Abbas, who is representing Zaria Federal Constituency in Kaduna State on the platform of the APC, is Chairman of the House Committee on Land Transport.