Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, member representing Surulere Federal Constituency has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Ninth Assembly.
Mr Gbajabiamila who is a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his close contender Mohammed Bago with 281 votes.
A total of 358 lawmakers voted, 76 voted for Mr Bago, while there was an invalid vote.
He assumed office in 2003, representing Surelere 1 Federal Constituency.
In 2011, Gbajabiamila contested for the third term on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria and won.
Idris Wase was also elected as deputy speaker unopposed.