By Babajide Labinjo-
Not less than 358 members-elect of the House of Representatives are currently taking their turns to pick between Femi Gbajabiamila, member-elect Surulere constituency 1 of Lagos State; and Umar Bago of Chanchagi Federal Constituency of Niger State.
Abdulmumin Jibrin earlier nominated Gbajabamila while Bago was nominated by Abubakar Mohammed of Yamaltu-Deba federal constituency of Gombe State.
Gbajabiamila enjoys the support of his party, the All Progressives Congress, Bago is being supported by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.
Voting has commenced.