The swearing-in was performed by the Deputy Senate President, Jibrin Barau, who presided over the plenary.
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The announcement of the appointments by the Deputy Senate President was contained in a statement by his media office.
His emergence followed his nomination by the former Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi.
At Nigeria’s national level, after our hurdles as a country, this is not a time for teething inexperienced hands to pilot the legislative.
The Governors are presently mobilizing Senators-elect across the three major parties: the All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party to ensure that Akpabio and Jubrin emerged.
The preferred candidates also thanked President Bola Tinubu for appointing two of their former and serving colleagues into decision-making positions in his government, assuring the president that the two would bring to bear their cherished experiences
The meeting, in Abuja on Thursday, was attended by senators-elect from the All Progressives Congress and opposition.
It would be recalled that the president-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the leadership of the party had endorsed Senators Godswill Akpabio and Jibrin Barau as its preferred candidates for the office of the Senate President and Deputy.
The APC had nominated Akpabio as senate president and Barau as his deputy, a development that triggered debates with a few dissenting voices among the Senators.
A top contender for the Senate presidency, in the upcoming 10th National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has assured lawmakers of stability in the upper chamber if elected.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, gave the hint in his remark during plenary following a request by the Appropriations Committee Chairman, Senator Jibrin Barau, for time to allow the Joint Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives come up with a harmonised report on the supplementary appropriations bill.
Titled: Compulsory Development Planning and Project Continuity Bill, 2021, the piece of legislation is sponsored by Senator Jibrin Barau (APC, Kano North).
The passage of the budget in the Senate was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Committee on Appropriations on the 2021 Appropriations bill
The bill, sponsored by Senator Jibrin Barau, was read for the first time at plenary presided over by Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Education, Senator Jibrin Barau, on Friday said efforts were being made to speedily meet the demands of striking university lecturers.
It gave the committee 48 hours to submit its report for consideration.
The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.
SSANU, NASU and NAAT had in December called on the Federal Government to release N30 billion to them as a condition to calling off their industrial action.