Akpabio  emerges Senate president, Barau, Deputy Senate president

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom, senator Godswill Akpabio (APC) has emerged Senate president of the 10th Senate .

Newly elected Senate President,Akpabio

In a keenly contested election, Akpabio polled  63. votes to defeat his sole rival, former Governor of Zamfara state Abdullazi Yari  (APC) had 46 votes.

Similarly, the Senate also elected Jibrin Barau (APC) as Deputy Senate President , unopposed

Details later.

Author: Maureen Ikpeama

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