The lawmaker representing Chanchaga Federal Constituency, Umar Bago has been nominated for the office of the Speaker, House of Representatives.

Bago was nominated by a lawmaker-elect from Gombe state, Abubakar Ahmed, on the floor of the Green Chambers during Tuesday’s inaugural session.

The nomination was seconded by Mark Gbillah of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, representing Gwer East/West federal constituency.

Responding, Bago declared his acceptance of the nomination, saying “I accept the nomination from my colleagues. I so accept.”