Christmas: Gbajabiamila urges prayers for continuous unity, peace among Nigerians

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerians, especially Christian faithful, to offer special prayers for the continuous unity and peaceful coexistence among the citizens.Gbajabiamila also urged Christians to use the occasion for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ to pray for the country to overcome her challenges, including insecurity in some parts of the country.In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker congratulated Nigerian Christians for marking this year’s Christmas.Gbajabiamila said this is a time…

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Gbajabiamila greets Buhari at 77

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 77th birthday.The Speaker in a congratulatory message he signed in Abuja wished the President continued good health, wisdom and God’s protection.“I wish to felicitate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, on his 77th Birthday.“Mr President Sir, your journey on earth has been full of blessings not only to the members of your immediate family but to Nigeria and Nigerians as a…

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Buhari’s victory is a victory for democracy, says Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Supreme Court as a victory for democracy.  Gbajabiamila, who said though the victory of the President at the February presidential polls was never in doubt, however, expressed his appreciation of the final victory, whereby Nigerian democracy was tested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.  In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said, “I want to…

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How Gbajabiamila’s intervention stopped resident doctors strike

Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has suspended its planned industrial action, which was due to commence on Monday 22nd July, 2019. The union had at the end of its 39th Ordinary General Meeting in Benin City, Edo State in May, given a 40-day ultimatum, calling for the payment of outstanding salary shortfalls and arrears of its members. However, after the ultimatum, the Speaker had appealed to the resident doctors through the…

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