At the end of painstaking deliberations and meetings among APC stakeholders regarding who should occupy the revered position of the speaker in the 8th legislative assembly of the Lagos House of Assembly.
InsidersAccount has it that one of the returning legislators, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has emerged the next speaker to steer the wheel of Affairs for the next four years by consensus.
The leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) had summoned all the 20 honorable members that indicated interest for the exalted position to meet among themselves and unanimously approve a candidate.
After much deliberation, the other 19 contestant unanimously chose Hon. Mudashiru Obasa as the new Speaker.
Of all the candidates that indicated interest, thirteen legislators are returning for second term, four are on third term, while three of the legislators are returning for the fourth term.
Hon. Obasa is returning to the House as legislator representing Agege Constituency 1 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He is returning for the fourth time. Hon. Obasa served as the Chairman, House Committee on Economic Planning and Budget in the 7th legislative assembly.