Senate President after defeating former Deputy Senate President Ike
Mr Omo-Agege polled 68 votes while Mr Ekweremadu garnered 37. There was
one void vote.
Earlier in the week, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
announced its choices of candidates for Deputy Senate President and
The party adopted Mr Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President, and Idris
Wase, representing Wase Federal Constituency, for Deputy Speaker.
The decision was communicated to journalists in a statement signed by
the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu.
“The National Working Committee (NWC) of APC held emergency meetings
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 of June 2019.