Abaribe Emerges Senate Minority Leader

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Updated June 14, 2019


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has named senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe as the Senate Minority leader of the ninth Senate.

Also, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha from Taraba South retains his position as Deputy Minority Leader.

The Senator representing the Federal Capital Territory, Phillip Aduda, also retained his position as the Minority Whip.

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These decisions were reached at a meeting held on Thursday between PDP leaders and PDP Senators in Abuja.

The party is expected to formally write the Senate, later today on its decision.

Meanwhile, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is yet to release a list of its choice candidates for other leadership positions in the ninth assembly following the National Assembly inauguration where the party’s choice candidates clinched all the four leadership positions in both chambers.