Chief Bolanle Akinyemi, in a congratulatory message on behalf of the set, in Lagos, prayed that God would continue to guide and protect the Speaker in the execution of his duties.
“May Almighty God in His infinite mercies continue to guide and protect you as you loyally execute the duties of your new office.
“We are very proud of you,” he said.
Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) had on Tuesday been elected as Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.
He defeated his opponent, Rep. Umar Bago, to clinch the position.
Gbajabiamila, who was born in 1962, is a 4th term member and was Majority Leader in the 8th House of Representatives.
He had his elementary education in Lagos at the Mainland Preparatory School and proceeded to Igbobi College, Yaba in 1973 for his secondary education where he graduated in 1978.