Tuesday, 9 June 2015

[UPDATED] Confusion as Saraki emerges Senate President

Senator Bukola Saraki (APC-Kwara Central) has been elected unopposed as President of 8th Senate by 57 of 108 senators, with 51 senators, including Senator Ahmed Lawan, absent.

The other senators were at the International Conference Centre, holdinga meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, to resolve the National Assembly leadership crisis, at the time Saraki was declared President.
Saraki and Lawan have been engaged in a fierce contest to clinch the Senate top job.
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