Ahmed Lawan becomes Senate President

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Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Senator Ahmed Lawan, who represents the All Progressive Congress, APC in Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State, has emerged the new Senate President of the 9th Assembly.

He won with a total of 79  votes while Senator Ali Ndume his opponent, got 28 votes.

Senator Lawan became a senator in 2007.

He won the contest by a landslide as he got 73.83 percent of the vote cast by the lawmakers.

Lawan’s victory was announced by the clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, who added that 107 senators cast their votes.

He was immediately sworn-in by the clerk of the National Assembly.

 

Monitored/Confidence Okwuchi