9th NASS leadership: Lawan becomes Senate President as Gbajabiamila emerges House Speaker

• Omo-Agege succeeds Ekweremadu as deputy Senate President • Idris Wase emerges deputy Speaker unopposed • APC shouldn’t see my contesting against Lawan as rebellion – Ndume • Why I contested to be Deputy Senate President again – Ekweremadu • Lawan, Gbajabiamila, others can always count on my support – Dogara Ahmed Lawan, the All Progressives Congress (APC), preferred candidate, has been elected the President of the Nigerian Senate, and Chairman of the 9th National Assembly. Lawan defeated the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), adopted candidate Ali Ndume, also of the…

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Senate Presidency: Ndume vows not to step down

Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume is not giving up his ambition of becoming the Senate President when the ninth National Assembly is inaugurated in June. The Senator met behind closed doors with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Lawan for the seat of Senate President and Femi Gbajabiamila for the position of Speaker of the House Representatives. But Ndume has continued to insist to contest for the seat of Senate President, and…

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