Breaking: Omo-Agege defeats Ekweremadu, emerges Deputy Senate President

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, of Delta Central Senatorial District, has been elected as the Deputy Senate President of the 9th Senate.

Senator Omo-Agege defeated the Former Deputy Senate President in the 8th Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu to emerge as the Deputy Senate Senate President.

Prior to the election Senator Ike Ekweremadu was nominated by senator-elect, Chukwuka Utazi( Enugu North) while Senator-elect, Rose Oko (Cross River North) seconded the motion for Ekweremadu’s nomination, while Senator-elect for Katsina North, Ahmed Baba Kaita nominated Omo-Agege while Senator-elect, Niger North, Abdullahi Aliyu Sabi seconded it.
Omo-Agege of APC polled a total of 68 out of 107 votes to defeat Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the PDP. Ekweremadu who got 39 votes.

Congratulations to DSP

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