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Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President

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Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President

The lawmaker representing the Delta State central senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege, has emerged the Deputy Senate Presidency seat after defeating Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP].

105 senators participated in the National Assembly [NASS] election for DSP.

WuzupNaija reports that Omo-Agege, a member of the All Progressives Congress [APC],  won the NASS’ DSP elections with 68 votes while Ekweremadu polled 37 votes.

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While Omo-Agege was nominated by senator-elect Baba Kaita (APC-Katsina), Ekweremadu, representing Enugu West, was nominated by senator-elect Chukwuka Utazi (PDP-Enugu).

The nomination of Omo-Agege was seconded by senator-elect Abdullahi Sabi (APC-Niger) while that of Ekweremadu was seconded by senator-elect Rose Oko (PDP-Cross River).

 

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