The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has revealed why the party finally settled for Doguwa – Doguwa, 53, an experienced lawmaker, was the chief whip of the 8th House of Representatives The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has revealed why the party finally settled for Al-Hassan Ado Doguwa as Majority Leader of the House of Representatives. Doguwa, 53, the chief whip of the 8th House of Representatives, emerged the majority leader of the lower house on Monday, June 2. Oshiomhole said Doguwa was picked because he remained the most senior high ranking lawmaker from Kano state.
The APC chairman stated this in Abuja when a delegation, comprising the deputy governor of Kano state, Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, senators and members of the lower chamber of National Assembly, paid him a thank-you visit. He said the party micro-zoned the position to the state in appreciation of its voting strength, the contribution of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as well as the loyalty, consistency and team spirit of the beneficiary. He further said the feats recorded during the election of presiding officers of National Assembly were made possible because of mutual respect as well as loyalty to the party and President Muhammadu Buhari.