Nigeria: 61 Senators Elect Endorsed Ahmed Lawan As Senate President

By: Muhammed Nur Ali

Total of Sixty one Senators Elect Endorsed Ahmed Lawan as Senate President in APC aspirant for the position of Senate President in the Ninth National Assembly.

Senator Ahmad Lawan said on Saturday that 61 senators have agreed to vote for him. Senator Ahmed Lawan stated this after the list was read by the Secretary of his campaign organisation, Senator Barau Jibrin, at a news conference in Abuja on Yeaterday, saying; only two out of the 63 APC senators-elect had yet to endorse him.

He noted that about 38 Peoples Democratic Party senators-elect out of 44 have also promised to vote for him on the inauguration of Ninth National Assembly upcoming Tuesday.

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