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Tambuwal Worked Against My Emergence As speaker House of Representatives Despite Supporting Him For Same Office

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Speaker of the green chamber Femi Gbajabiamila, have revealed how he was betrayed by Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal despite his support for him for same office during his time in 2011.

The Speaker disclosed this in a book “Mr Speaker: The Legislative Life, Service And Resilience of Femi Gbajabiamila” writen by two of his aids.

One of the author of the book wrote One good turn, it’s often said, deserves another.

However, that seemed not to be the case between Tambuwal and Gbajabiamila when it was time for the Surulere 1 Federal Constituency lawmaker to have his own turn as a Speaker in 2015, following the victory of the APC at the polls.

“Tambuwal did not only oppose him, he also ensured that Yakubu Dogara defeated the man that first conceived the idea for him (Tambuwal) to be Speaker. Not only did Gbajabiamila work for Tambuwal’s emergence in 2011, he also stood by him through thick and thin throughout the four-year tenure by he betrayed femi.

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