By Shola Abayomi.
Hon Femi Gbajabiamila has been declared the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.
He garnered a total of 281 votes to beat his only challenger, Umar Bago who got 76 votes.
Gbajabiamila who represents Surulere Federal constituency 1, is the immediate past Majority Leader of the House.
Umar Bago congratulated Gbajabiamila long before the counting of votes ended.
Femi Gbajabiamila is the longest-serving lawmaker in the 9th House of Representatives.