Akpabio elected and inauguated as Senate President of the 10th Assembly (Video)

The former governor of Akwa Ibom State and former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs under the Muhamadu Buhari administration Godswill Akpabio, has been elected as the Senate President of the 10th Assembly.

Akpabio is the preferred candidate of the All Progressives Congress.

The voting in the election of a new Senate President had commenced with Akpabio and former Governor of Zamfara State, Senator-elect Abdulazeez Yari, going toe to toe.

After a quick recess, Sani Tambuwal, the Clerk of the National Assembly, declared Akpabio as the Senate President having garnered 63 votes leaving his rival with 46 votes

• Click HERE to watch Video of Akpabio’s inauguration 

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