Nigeria/June 12, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/133 views /nigeria Reps Inauguration: How members, guests prayedshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelSome members-elect and guests of the Muslim faith at the inauguration and election of presiding officers of the 9th House of Representatives observed their prayer sessions on the floor of the green chambers. The faithful on Tuesday in Abuja took turns to offer prayers between 2.pm and 3.50pm at the passage behind the chairs in the chambers. ALSO READ Man beats 24-year old to death over N50While members-elect cast their votes to decide who becomes the presiding officer of the 9th Assembly, the guests, made up of family, friends, party members and well-wishers observed the process. The contest for the office of the Speaker was between Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) and Rep. Umar Bago (APC-Niger). A total of 358 members-elect cast their votes to decide the leadership of the house while two were absent. ALSO READ Malabu Scandal: Jonathan replies Nigerian govt, speaks on role - Premium Times NigeriaGbajabiamila emerged winner of the contest after pulling a total of 281 votes to beat Bago who pulled 76 votes. NAN Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleBotswana decriminalises homosexualitynext articleZambia Police Arrests Malawian National for Defiling Step DaughterRelated PostsNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Transfer: Benfica confirm €126m bid for Joao Felix – Daily Post NigeriaNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Details of Nigerian governors meeting with World Bank – Daily Post NigeriaReducing menace of suicide » Letters » Tribune OnlineNeed for sincere moderators » Letters » Tribune Online‘Our people are under siege’ – The Nation NewspaperUCH collaborates to train bone infection experts » Health News » Tribune OnlineLike banana, plantain is miracle mood lifter » Natural Health » Tribune OnlineThere’s scarcity of treatment for epilepsy in low-income countries —WHO » Health News » Tribune OnlineDavid Silva speaks on career with Manchester CityWhy investment is poor in Third World countries, by Wabba Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.