House of Representatives to announce Principal Officers this week

Lawan Hamidu, Abuja


The House of Representatives says selection of its principal officers of the 9th Nigerian House would be concluded and announced before Friday this week.

A member of the adhoc committee on Media, Mr. Bamidele AbdulSalami stated this in a chat with National Assembly reporters in Abuja, following the announcement of the Principal Officers at the Senate.

Mr, AbdulSalam, a member from Osun State reveal that consultations were still on the, on the selection of the officers, to ensure equity and fairness to all parts of the country.

“Whatever is going to be announced is in consonance with the provisions of our rules.

Before the week runs out there will be announcement of all the other principal officers of the House, the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, Chief Whip, Minority Whip and their deputies, would be announce before the end of the week.” The Lawmaker added.

The House, which resumed on Tuesday after two weeks break, was expected to announce the remaining eight principal positions, to pave way for the effective legislative activities.