Abia State lawmaker, Benjamin Kalu, has been elected the deputy speaker of the 10th House of Representatives on Tuesday, 13 June.
Mr. Kalu was nominated by Jimi Benson, a member representing Ikorodu federal constituency of Lagos State and seconded by Khadijat Abba-Ibrahim, a representing Damaturu Federal Constituency of Yobe State.
Mr. Kalu, a second-term member of the House, was elected unopposed as there was no other nomination.
He succeeds Idris Wase, who was a speakership aspirant.
Mr. Kalu is the 8th deputy speaker of the House Assembly since 1999.