Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives, has officially resigned from the house on Wednesday, June 14.
TORI recalls that Gbajabiamila who won the election for the Surulere I constituency of Lagos State on the 25th of February, 2023 was appointed as Chief of Staff to the president.
President Bola Tinubu in a statement released on the 2nd of June, 2023 through the State House Director of Information, Abiodun Oladunjoye had announced Gbajabiamila’s appointment.
Gbajabiamila in his reaction to the development had promised to resume office as Chief of Staff today (Wednesday).
Meanwhile, his letter of resignation was presented on the floor of the house and read by the speaker, Tajudeen Abbas.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to hold another election to fill in the space left by Gbajabiamila.
Before his resignation, Gbajabiamila served in the House of Representatives for 20 years.