Breaking: Senator Lawan becomes senate president

Breaking: Senator Lawan becomes senate  president

Senator Ahmed Lawan of Yobe state has emerged senate president of the 9th Assembly.

 

He secured 79 votes to beat Ali Ndume who scored 28 votes.

 

Senator Lawal has consequently been sworn in by the clerk of the national Assembly.

 

A total of 107 senators participated in the election on the floor of the senate using open secret ballot.

Chinwe Ugele

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