9th Assembly: Omo-Agege takes oath of office as Deputy Senate President


Senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta Central Senatorial district has taken his oath of office.

Omo-Agege was sworn-in by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori.

The Delta lawmaker had polled 68 votes to defeat his rival, Senator Ike Ekweremadu who polled 37 votes.

The former Deputy Senate President was surprisingly nominated by Chukwuka Utazi representing Enugu North Senatorial district.

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Ekweremadu is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while Omo-Agege is of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and has been adopted by the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari.

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