Live: Updates of the 9th Assembly Speakership Election
YBTC News—The race for the Speaker of the house of Representatives would be between femi Gbajabiamila and umar Bako
Clerk of the national assembly Sani Omolori is in the house of Representatives now for the election.
Mr Sani read the proclamation from president Muhammadu Buhari declaring today 11th for the election and inauguration.
The clerk of the house is taking the roll call of members.
Jibrin nominates Gbajabiamila
Honourable Abdulmumuni Jibrin is eulogising Femi Gbajabiamila before nominating him.
3:40pm: Linda from PDP seconded the nomination of Femi Gbajabiamila for speakership
3:42pm: Yunusa Ahmed from Gombe state nominates Umar Bago , Mark Terser Gbillah seconded the nomination of Umar Bago.
Voting is about to begin in the house of Representatives
3: 47pm: Voting has commenced
5:32: Counting of votes Commenced
6:00pm: so far, Gbajabiamila is leading.