Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, has joined the race for the 10th Assembly speaker.
Doguwa, who represents Doguwa /Tudun Wada Federal Constituency of Kano State, sent a letter communicating his intention to members-elect.
He said the desire to aspire to the position was fueled by his passion for nation building.
The letter reads partly: “I am delighted to congratulate you on your election to the 10th Nigerian National Assembly.
“The call to leadership is one laced with responsibilities and unalloyed commitment to the commonwealth of Nigerians, expressed through a unanimous ballot casting which led to your victories in your various states.
The journey to nation-building has commenced, and we are here once again to steer the ship where the collective voices of the Nigerian people, whose trust has been vested in us, have been total to an admirable end.
”I want to use this opportunity to communicate my desire to contest for the office of the Speaker of the House. My passion for nation-building has fueled my desire to seek this office.