Gbajabiamila resigns from 10th House of representatives begins new chapter as CoS

Gbajabiamila and president Tinubu
Gbajabiamila and president Tinubu

Gbajabiamila resigns from 10th House of representatives begins new chapter as CoS

In a significant turn of events, Femi Gbajabiamila, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, has made the decision to resign from his esteemed position. Gbajabiamila’s resignation comes as he prepares to embark on a new chapter in his career, taking up the role of Chief of Staff to the President.

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The announcement of Gbajabiamila’s resignation was made during a session on the floor of the House, where Speaker Tajudeen Abbas read the letter of resignation. This development has caught the attention of many, as Gbajabiamila had only recently alongside his colleagues, casting his vote for the House’s leadership.

With Gbajabiamila’s resignation, a vacant seat has opened in the House of Representatives. As per protocol, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will oversee a fresh election to select a deserving candidate who will fill the void left by Gbajabiamila’s departure.

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Femi Gbajabiamila’s decision to transition into the role of Chief of Staff signifies a new phase in his political career. The Chief of Staff is a crucial position within the government, as it entails advising and assisting the President in various matters of governance. Gbajabiamila’s vast experience as Speaker and his extensive knowledge of the legislative process make him a fitting choice for this key role.

As Gbajabiamila takes on the responsibility of Chief of Staff, his departure from the House of Representatives marks the end of his tenure as Speaker. Throughout his time in this esteemed position, Gbajabiamila has made notable contributions to the legislative landscape of the nation. His leadership and dedication to the welfare of the Nigerian people have earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and constituents.

The news of Gbajabiamila’s resignation has generated significant interest and discussion among political observers and the general public. Many are eager to witness the impact he will have as Chief of Staff and the direction he will steer the President’s administration. With his proven track record and astute leadership skills, Gbajabiamila’s transition to the Chief of Staff role is seen as a positive development that holds promise for the nation’s future.


Gbajabiamila’s resignation necessitates the need for a fresh election to fill the void left in the House of Representatives. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as the governing body responsible for conducting elections in Nigeria, will play a crucial role in ensuring a fair and transparent process. The forthcoming election presents an opportunity for aspiring politicians to step forward and contribute to the legislative affairs of the nation.

Femi Gbajabiamila’s decision to resign from the House of Representatives and assume the position of Chief of Staff to the President has set the stage for a new chapter in his illustrious career. As he takes on this vital role, the Nigerian people eagerly await the impact he will make in shaping the nation’s future.

Furthermore, the upcoming election to fill the vacant seat in the House of Representatives will provide a platform for new voices to emerge and contribute to the country’s legislative landscape. The nation watches with anticipation as Nigeria embarks on this new phase of political development under Gbajabiamila’s leadership.


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