Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central- APC) has defeated Senator Ike Ekweremadu to emerge as the new Deputy Senate President of the 9th Assembly.

Omo-Agege polled 68 of the 107 vote cast to beat Ekweremadu, who got 37 votes.

His election followed shortly after Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North – APC) was similarly elected the Senate President in a comprehensive victory over Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South – APC).

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