BREAKING: Ahmed Lawan announces principal officers for ninth Senate

The Senate President,  Ahmad Lawan,  on Tuesday, announced the list of newly appointed principal officers sent to him by the leadership of the All Progressives Party (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

At the resumption of plenary, Lawan, named Senate Leader as Senator  Abdullahi Yahaya while  Ajayi Boroffice as his deputy.

He also announced Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe as the Minority Leader and Phillip Aduda as Minority Whip.

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Lawan said  Senator Emmanuel Bwacha is the Deputy Leader and Senator Shabi Yau as the Deputy Whip.

The lawmakers would form the Body of Principal Officers also known as Selection Committee .

The are expected to assign senators to committees based on interest earlier shown by them.

In their separate acceptance speeches, Yahaya  and Abaribe promised to discharge their duties effectively.

Details later.

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