Senate Presidency: Anxiety Engulfs Yobe for Sen. Lawan
Lawan is running for the position of Senate President

Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday emerged as President of Nigeria’s 9th Senate after defeating Ali Ndume in a two-horse race for the highest position in the country’s National Assembly.

Concise News learned that the Yobe North lawmaker got 79 votes to defeat the Borno-South senator who had 28 votes.

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Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Olori, thereafter pronounced Lawan the Senate President of the 9th National Assembly and immediately swore him in.