Omo-Agege Elected as Deputy Senate President

Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has emerged as the Deputy Senate President of the Nigeria after contest with former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu.

Senator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege, contested on the platform of APC representing the Delta State central senatorial district.

Omo-Agege scored 68 votes in the election on Tuesday inside the Senate chamber in Abuja, to win Ekweremadu.

Senator Omo-Agege is a Nigerian lawyer and politician, recall that Senator Omo-Agege at 8th senate during where he allegedly organized the theft of the senate mace with some hoodlums. Omo-Agege is from Orogun in Ughelli North local Government of Delta State.

He emerged the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate of the 9th National Assembly on June 11, 2019 after he defeated his rival with a margin of 31 votes to win the second leadership position of the National Assembly.

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori, announced the results of the election in Abuja after counting the votes.

‘‘At the end of the election, 105 senators-elect votes, one senator-elect abstained and there was one invalid vote.

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