Omo-Agege Defeats Ekweremadu To Emerge Deputy Senate President

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Updated June 11, 2019
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege

 

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has emerged as the Deputy Senate President of the Ninth Assembly.

The Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his closest opponent Ike Ekweremadu a former Deputy Senate President and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Omo-Agege got 69 votes while Ekweremadu polled 38 votes to win the second leadership position of the National Assembly.