Some members of National Executive Committee (NEC)of the All Progressives Congress APC have backed the agitation of Oyo state to produce the speaker the 9th National Assembly.
A member of National Executive Committee of APC from North East disclosed this after a meeting of stakeholders on the project in Ibadan.
The party chieftain who does not want his name in print said, they are mobilizing stakeholders from other zones to ensure the position of speakership is zone to Oyo state.
” Obviously Oyo state has ranking members of the National Assembly that are qualified to compete for any key position and that is why we are moving round to mobilize party stakeholders to support our agitation.
Oyo state has three ranking lawmakers including, Hon Segun Dokun Odebunmi, from Ogbomoso, Hon Akeem Adeyemi from Oyo and Hon Olajide Olatubosun from One Ogun.
Hon. Bolaji Repete, the deputy national youth leader of the party who also confirmed the meeting southwest is leaving no stone unturned to achieve secure the speakership position for Oyo state in the 9th Assembly.
Repete also disclosed that a larger meeting of some of the national Executive committee of the party has been fixed for next week Wednesday in Abuja.