BREAKING: Tajudeen Abbas elected Speaker Of House of Reps

The lawmaker representing Zaria Federal Constituency, Tajudeen Abbas, has emerged as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Abbas, who was elected in an “openly declare” ballot system was elected by members of the House on Tuesday.

He defeated fellow contenders – Ahmed Wase and Sani Jaji, who polled three votes each.

Details later…