Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has emerged as the Deputy Senate President of the Ninth Assembly.
The Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his closest opponent Ike Ekweremadu a former Deputy Senate President and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). For more visit www.channelstv.com
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107 senators to pick between Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu as voting commences
Voting has commenced for the deputy senate presidency.
About 107 lawmakers will choose between Senator Ovie Omo-Agege of Delta Central senatorial district and Ike Ekweremadu of Enugu-West.
Voting is expected to end before 1.30pm.
Omo-Agege was nominated as the deputy senate president by Katsina-North senator-elect, Ahmed Babba Kaita.
The nomination was seconded by Abdullahi Sabe of Niger-North.
Omo-Agege, while accepting his nomination, said he had no malice towards his colleagues and promised to assist Senate President Lawan if elected.
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