Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers) has emerged as the Minority Leader of the 10th House of Representatives.
Mr Chinda, who represents Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, emerged as the leader at a meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in Abuja on Friday.
This followed the withdrawal of Oluwole Oke (PDP-Osun), his leading contender.
Mr Chinda, 57, a lawyer, was commissioner for environment in Rivers State.
The former governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, hails from Obio/Akpor as Mr Chinda.
Ali Isah (PDP-Gombe) also emerged as the Minority Whip of the 10th Assembly of the House. Mr Isah represents Balanga/Biliri Federal Constituency of Gombe State.
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