APC’s favoured candidate, Ahmed Lawan, arriving Senate chamber this morning
Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has been announced as Senate President on Nigeria’s Senate President.
Mr Lawan polled 79 votes to beat his closest rival, Ali Ndume, who garnered 28 votes.
The Election of Senate President was held at the first session of the Senate on Tuesday.
After a secret ballot voting, the clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, announced Mr Lawan’s victory to the cheers of Senators and others in the chamber.