Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the All Progressives Congress preferred candidate, has been elected as the deputy president of the Nigerian Senate.
Omo Agege defeated the former deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu of the People’s Democratic party with 68 votes. Ekweremadu polled 39 votes.
Ekweremadu was nominated by Chukwuka Utazi, a member of the PDP, representing Enugu North federal constituency.
Rose Oko, a senator representing Cross River North seconded the motion. Read more