December 1, 2023

The Senate on Wednesday appointed Senator Oyelola Yisa Ashiru (APC – Kwara South) as its new Deputy Leader.

The Senate also appointed Senator Nwebonyi Peter Onyeka (APC – Ebonyi North) as the new Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio announced the new appointments at plenary.

Senator Ashiru, who was hitherto the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, was elevated to the position of Deputy Senate Leader, which became vacant following the appointment of Senator Dave Umahi as Minister of Works by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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