Rep Muhammad Monguno on Thursday withdrew from the race for Speaker of the ninth Home of Representatives.
He additionally threw his weight behind Majority Chief, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Monguno, who’s Chairman Committee on Agricultural Productions and Providers, stated the choice of the All Progressives Congress (APC) outmoded private ambitions.
Monguno, who represents Marte/Monguno/Nganzai Federal Constituency of Borno State, stated Gbajabiamila was essentially the most certified amongst all contenders.
The Nation quoted him as saying: “I imagine we must always all rally around the celebration and provides them the mandatory help. I can’t proceed with my ambition as a result of the celebration has zoned the Senate President’s seat to my zone.
“I’m a loyal celebration man and I must be the one to be calling on my colleagues to help the celebration on this. I made a decision to drop my ambition and help Femi to emerge.
“If we’ll inform ourselves the reality, Femi is essentially the most rating amongst us, and he is aware of the job. He has been a Principal officer since 2007. You may see that he has all it takes.
“He led the opposition because the Minority Chief very effectively through the seventh Meeting and now all of us can see how he has been capable of convey us collectively as APC members within the majority celebration, being Home Chief”.