OrderPaperToday – The Director General of Gbajabiamila campaign organisation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said it is lobbying the camp of the incumbent speaker, Yakubu Dogara, for support in the race for the speakership of the incoming 9th assembly.
Jibrin however, said Mr. Gbajabiamila has gotten the required numbers to clinch the highly coveted seat come June 2019.
Jibrin made this known to newsmen in Abuja on Monday at a media briefing.
He said the Gbajabiamila campaign organisation has large number of followers from the main opposition People Democratic Party(PDP), adding that the organisation will run an all-inclusive administration including with the minority parties in the House.
According to Jibrin, other stakeholders like state governors are also part of the lobbying outreach.
“We are also lobbying the incumbent Speaker for his support because of his block vote in the House”, he said.
The campaign organisation said on a daily bases, it is reaching all other contestants vying for the Speakership position for a consensus, adding: “Not through the use of force but lobbying base on understanding.”
Responding to questions regarding Gbajabiamila being backed by the National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, Jibrin explained that almost every politicians in the country have a mentor.