The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas has named Rep. Julius Ihonvbere, representing Owan Federal Constituency of Edo State, as the Majority leader of the 10th House of Representatives.
The Speaker also announced Rep. Kingsley Chinda representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State as the Minority Leader during plenary in Abuja on Tuesday.
Other principal officers from the Majority caucus unveiled are Rep. Abdullahi Halims, APC-Kogi, as Deputy majority leader, Rep. Usman Kumo, APC-Gombe, as the Chief Whip and Rep. Adewumi Onanuga, APC-Ogun as the Deputy Majority Whip.
Also, from the minority party, Rep. Ali Isa, PDP-Gombe emerged the Minority Whip, Rep. Ali Madaki, NNPP-Kano, was named the Deputy minority leader and Rep. George Ozodinobi, LP-Anambra, emerged the Deputy Minority Whip.
Abbas explained that the constitution of the committee was ongoing, adding that it would cut across party affiliation.
He added that the House would be guided by legislative capacity and experience of members in the choice of who becomes the chairmen of committees and the quality of legislative experience would be brought to bear.