Senator Ahmed Lawan has been elected Senate President of the 9th Assembly. The senators-elect had the election for Senate President this morning, Tuesday 11th.
Sen. Lawan who represents Yobe North Senatorial district was endorsed by the APC to run for the position.
Lawan polled a total of 79 votes. 107 senators were in attendance.
His main rival, Ali Ndume who had the backing of PDP, polled a total of 28 votes.
Lawan takes over from Bukola Saraki.