One of the front-line aspirants for Speakership race, Hon. Yusuf Gagdi, has said that he will soon make an official statement on his aspiration ahead of the inauguration of the 10th House.
Gagdi said he was in discussion and consultation with other aspirants in the race as well as national leaders of the party in this regard.
The lawmakers, who represents Pankshin/Kanye/Kanam federal constituency of Plateau State, said he has visited President Bola Ahmed Tinubu regarding the race three times in three days.
In a tweet on his official Twitter handle, Gagdi said he was in discussion with fellow aspirants on the way forward and will make an announcement as soon as consultations are concluded.
He said: “Within the last 72 hours, I have visited President Bola Ahmed Tinubu three (3) times at the Presidential villa on one on one meetings that all together lasted for more than one hour.
“The discussions have to do with my ambition of becoming the Speaker of the 10th House of Representatives and the Leadership issue of the 10th Assembly.
” I thank Mr. President for this honour and unique show of love to me and to the good people of Pankshin/Kanake/Kanam Federal Constituency.
“I appeal to my supporters, Honorable Colleagues in particular to remain calm as I am in deep discussions and consultations with my fellow aspirants and some national leaders.
“After all deliberations, an official statement will be issued in this regard. Thank you my father and Mr. President”.