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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