Senator representing Yobe North constituency, Ahmed Lawan, has defeated his opponent Ali-Ndume as the President of the ninth National Assembly.
Ali-Ndume was defeated with 79 votes from various lawmakers in the Assembly. This development made Lawan emerge as the Senate President.
Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, while announcing the victory stated that 107 senators cast their votes.
Lawan was immediately sworn-in by the clerk of the National Assembly.
Other details to come….