JUST IN: Akpabio emerges Senate President of 10th National Assembly

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Senator Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday emerged as the new President of the Senate and leader of the National Assembly, after a keenly contested race, and at the end of voting by the federal lawmakers.

Voting commenced after Senator Ali Ndume nominated Senator Akpabio, favoured by the ruling All Progressives Congress {APC} for Senate President, while Senator Elisha Abbo nominated former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdullaziz Yari for the same position.

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Akpabio’s nomination was seconded by Senator Olamilekan Solomon Yayi from Ogun state.

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