- October 23, 2015
- Posted by: Website Admin
- Category: National News, Uncategorized
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has unveiled the list of 96 chairpersons and vice chairpersons of the special and standing committees of the House.
Forty-eight members of the All Progressives Congress were appointed chairpersons while 46 members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party are also heading committees of the House and one member each from the Social Democratic Party and the All Progressives Grand Alliance secured committee leadership positions.
For the deputy chairpersons positions, the APC got 54, while the PDP cornered 38.
The standing committees of the House have increased from 89 in the immediate past 7th Assembly as new committees were created while other committees were split.