The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has officially joined the race for the office of the Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
Gbajabiamila, in company of 170 members-elect, made his intention known on Sunday in Abuja.
Gbajabiamila said he was in the race to unite the nation and to bring good governance closer to the people.
He said there was much work to be done by way of legislation in the area of education, health, power, infrastructure and alleviation of poverty.
In his remarks, the Femi Gbajabiamila Campaign Director General, Mumin Jibrin, said that Gbajabiamila was the best candidate for the office.
According to him, the candidacy of Gbajabiamila was about democracy and bringing civility and global best practices to the legislature.