Senator Ahmad Elected Senate President
Senator Ahmad Lawan has been elected the Nigerian Senate President of the 9th Assembly.
Lawan scored 79 votes to defeat his opponent Senator Ali Ndume who got 28 votes.
Lawan is the preferred candidate of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ndume who contest against Lawan was endorsed by the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).