JUST IN: Ahmed Lawan emerges Senate President of 9th Assembly
Senator Ahmed Lawan has been elected the President of Nigeria’s 9th Senate after defeating his Senator Ali Ndume, with 79 to 28 votes.
A total of 107 Senators-elect took part in the exercise presided over by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori.
The election was the highlight of the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
Lawan was the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Candidate for the position.