Speaker, House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila advises political appointees seeking elective positions to resign, saying elections might be annulled over refusal to do so.
Written by News Room on May 1, 2022
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has advised political appointees seeking elective positions to resign, saying their elections might be annulled if they refused to do so.
He made the call while speaking on National Television on the sidelines of a paper he delivered at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House).
According to him, Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022, which stipulates that political appointees should resign before seeking political offices in the next election, should be obeyed.
Gbajabiamila is asking political appointees to resign before seeking elective posts in the next polls.