Though counting was yet to end, Lawan had secured the required votes to beat his sole opponent, Senator Ali Ndume, midway into counting
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Senator Ali Ndume on Tuesday offered reasons why he insisted on standing for the Senate presidency despite the preference of his party, All Progressives Congress, for the candidature of Senator Ahmad Lawan.
Out of the elected 109 senators, 107 were present, with former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, as the obvious absentee.
One of the two top contenders for the Senate Presidency, Senator Ali Mohammed Ndume, has has arrived at the National Assembly complex.
The Campaign stated this in a statement late on Monday
Chairman, Ahmad Lawan Campaign Group, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, on Monday, said that Senator Ali Ndume’s resolve to contest for the senate president’s position has given credibility to the entire process.
Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, Chairman, Ahmad Lawan Campaign Organisation, has assured that Senator Ahmad Lawan will emerge the President of the Senate in the 9th National Assembly.
The Senate on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to deploy more coaches to the Abuja-Kaduna train service to ameliorate the plight of passengers.
The Bade Emirate in Yobe on Saturday appealed to Senators Ali Ndume and Danjuma Goje, both of All Progressives Congress to step down for anointed Senator Ahmad Lawan in the contest for the seat of the Senate President.
Initiative for Leadership Development and Change, an NGO, on Tuesday urged Senator Ali Ndume and other senators of the All Progressives Congress to accept the supremacy of the party.
Shettima made this known at his Abuja residence, shortly after the “Ahmad Lawan for Senate President Group” paid him a courtesy visit
Lawan has the backing of President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, led by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole
The Yobe Chapter of All Progressives Congress has advised Senator Ali Ndume to respect supremacy of the party and avoid placing personal interest above collective interest.
What would it take President Muhammadu Buhari to get the politics of the National Assembly right? Four years ago, he had a problem which, like a stubborn fly, has refused to go away.
A contender for the position of the Senate President in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, has said he won’t step down from the race despite pressure being brought to bear on him.
The senator arrived at the villa at about 3:20pm and went straight to the vice-president’s office for the meeting
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, met behind closed doors with Senator Ali Ndume at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has defied the position of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, All Progressives Congress, on the candidate to be presented as the Senate president in the ninth National Assembly.
Senators-elect on the platform of All Progressives Congress on Wednesday countered Senator Mohammed Ndume’s claims that Senator Ahmad Lawan’s nomination…
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night hosted State Governors and Senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress to a dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.