Members of the House of Representatives, Hon. Herman Hembe and Hon. Aliyu Sani Madaki today exchanged slaps over the allocation of juicy committees.
The face-off started when Speaker Yakubu Dogara announced committee chairmen, which was immediately countered with a protest letter by Femi Gbajabiamila who claimed He was not consulted for the positions.
The Representatives who are members of the All Progressives Congress exchanged slaps in the White House within the National Assembly.
It took the intervention of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yusuf Lasun, to separate Herman Hembe (APC-Benue) and Sani Madaki (APC-Kano) according to accounts by
A Group loyal to the House of Representatives’ Majority Leader, Gbajabiamila, had on Monday 10-11-2015, accused the Speaker Yakubu Dogara of working against the interest of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Loyalists to the Majority Leader, numbering about 20, was led by Honourable Musa Sarki Adar, to a press conference at the APC National Secretariat, maintained that ‘since climbing to the seat, Dogara has refused to belong properly to the APC House caucus, frustrating meetings and instead, romancing openly with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislators, including holding clandestine meetings to plot the downfall of our party.”