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House of Reps: Dogara loyalists clash with pro-APC lawmakers

By Abiodun Alade

The hallowed chamber of the House of Representatives is in commotion as pro-All Progressives Congress lawmakers have kicked against the election of principal officers by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.

There were clashes between members loyal to Dogara and members loyal to the decision of the APC in nominating principal officers.

There were attempts by some lawmakers to hijack the mace. However, there are fears that the mace might be missing or kept away from the chamber during the fracas.

Pro-APC lawmakers were chanting ‘APC, party supremacy’ while Dogara loyalists chanted ‘Dogara’.


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