One of the major contenders in the race for the exalted office of the Speaker in the ninth National Assembly, Femi Gbajabiamila has adopted Hon. Ahmed Wase a member from Plateau State as running mate.
The group disclosed this at a press conference in National Assembly on Tuesday.
The Director-General of Femi Gbajabiamila Campaign Group, Abdulmumeen Jibril said that after wide consultation with stakeholders the group has resolved to settle for Hon. Ahmed Wase as running mate in the Ninth Assembly.
Abdulmumeen said that the decision to adopt him to run as Deputy Speaker was in the interest of Nigerians.
According to Jubril " We also wish to inform you and it is our pleasure to do so at this moment we have the numbers to win the election on the 10th of June.
"In the last six weeks since we started our activities, we have applied different kind of modest to check our numbers and to weigh our numbers and all the instances where we applied different options and different practical that are scientifically verifiable. We have arrived at a very comfortable number that will win us election "
Jibril explained that the group have come up with an approach for members to confirm in writing who they are going to vote.
He added that the group also enjoyed overwhelming support from opposition camps of Peoples Democratic Party and other parties with large number of members.
He said that Gbajabiamila/Wase will run an all-inclusive house of representatives that will accommodate all shade of opinions.