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The House of Representatives members-elect from Benue and Plateau states have backed John Dyegh’s quest to become the Speaker of the House, Concise News reports.

This online news medium understands that the lawmakers from Benue and Plateau states said this over the weekend in Abuja.

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According to them, the North-Central deserve the position for the sake of equity and fairness in the country.

Dyegh, who represents Gboko/Tarka federal constituency is the only All Progressives Congress (APC) member-elect from Benue; and is set formally declare his intention to contest on Monday.

Those who endorsed him included Francis Agbo, PDP, Benue, member-elect for Ado/Ogbadigbo/Okpokwu federal constituency, Richard Gbande, PDP, Benue, representing Katsina Ala/Ukum. Logo federal constituency among others.