The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress has formally agreed to support Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for the position of Deputy Senate President of the ninth National Assembly.
The decision was reached after an emergency meeting of the NWC in Abuja. Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary made this known via a statement on Monday.
He also said that the committee is endorsing Malam Muhammed Wase as deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. Lanre added the decisions taken came after much consultation with the President, APC State Governors and party stakeholders.
He instruct all party members in the Senate and House of Representatives to rally support behind the party’s choice.
The party had earlier endorsed the duo of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as its preferred choice for the positions of senate president and speaker of House Representatives, respectively.