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Mr Lawan defeated Ali Ndume in the election conducted by the management of the National Assembly to emerge head of the red chamber.

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Mr Lawan who was elected by his colleagues on Tuesday at the red chamber defeated Ali Ndume, another lawmaker from his party, to emerged the leader of the National Assembly.

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The secret ballot system was used in 2015 to elect the immediate past leaders of the 8th National Assembly, the system is said to be used in today's election.

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Mr Kalu in a statement said his decision to step down is in the interest of the ruling party and the country at large.

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The former governor also said his stay at the red chamber was that of sadness and happiness.

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Mr Goje withdrew from the race after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the presidential villa, Abuja.

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Several efforts to oust him from his position often met brick walls with the Senate President atimes outsmarting his opponents.

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The decision of the opposition members may further boast the chances of Femi Gbajabiamila to succeed Yakubu Dogara, the outgoing speaker who is no longer interested in the position.

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Mr Dogara stated this in reaction to online reports wherein he is said to be interested in retaining his seat at the lower chamber of the National Assembly.

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