Breaking! See how Ahmed Lawan defeated Bukola Saraki as the 9th Senate president.

Senator Ahmed Lawan has been elected Senate President of the 9th Assembly. The senators-elect had the election for Senate President this morning. 

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Lawan who represents Yobe North Senatorial district, was endorsed by the APC to run for the position. 

Lawan polled a total of 79 votes. 107 senators were in attendance. 

His main rival, Ali Ndume who had the backing of PDP, polled a total of 28 votes.

Lawan takes over from Bukola Saraki.

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