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.