10th N’Assembly: Group Drums Support for Former  Ekiti Speaker, Bamisile, for Deputy Speaker


    Gbenga Sodeinde in Ado Ekiti

A group, Ekiti Young Professionals, has thrown their weight behind former Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly and Chairman, House Committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Hon. Olufemi Richard Bamisile, to become the Deputy Speaker of the 10th National Assembly.

    The group led by Kunle Adojutelegan Joshua at a press conference in Ado-Ekiti yesterday said Bamisile possesses the requisite competence, capacity, and character to provide the needed stability for the House of Representatives.

    The professionals described, Bamisile, who is a former Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly and a returning member of the House of Representatives, as experienced leader who is emotionally intelligent to provide leadership and stability for the House.

    It said: “Our belief is that the legislature must be led by men of character, impeccable antecedents and unbroken experience in managing human resources at a very high level.”

    Specifically, the professionals expressed their firm belief that the re-elected Bamisile from  Ekiti South federal constituency 2 is a good team player, and dependable with native intelligence of the contemporary Ekiti politics with a thorough understanding of the political dynamics of the country as well as much efforts to address the socio-cultural, political and economic issues of the country.

    “His regime as the Speaker of the Ekiti State third Assembly was the most vibrant legislature the state ever had since its creation going by the divergent political activism and ideologies of the equal 13-13 membership of the Assembly from PDP and the then AC

    “Therefore, we urge the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and all members-elect for the 10th House of Representatives to rally round Bamisile and support his emergence as the Deputy Speaker,” the group added.

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