Lawan announces names of Principal Officers
Sets Up Committee on Legislative Agenda
Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday read letters from the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) and the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), announcing names of Principal Officers for the 9th Senate.
Lawan announced the name of Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, APC, Kebbi North as the Majority Leader. Senate President, The Deputy Leader is Senator Robert Borrofice, APC, Ondo North; Chief Whip is Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, APC, Abia North and Senator Sabi Aliyu Abdullahi, APC,Niger North as Deputy Majority Whip.
The President of the Senate has also announced Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, PDP, Abia South as Minority Leader; Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, PDP, Taraba South as Deputy Minority Leader; Senator Philip Aduda, PDP, FCT and Senator Sahabi Yau, PDP, Zamfara North as Deputy Minority Whip.
The President of the Senate also set up an Ad-hoc Committee on Legislative Agenda to come up agenda for the Senate in the next two weeks.
The Committee is chaired by Senator Adamu Aliero,APC, Kebbi Central.