9th Assembly: APC announces preferred candidate for Deputy Senate Presidency, Deputy Speakership

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has formally adopted Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege for the position of Dep...

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has formally adopted Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege for the position of Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly.

Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the NWC held in Abuja.

Issa-Onilu said that the meeting also endorsed Malam Muhammed Wase as Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives.

He added that the decision was taken after consultations with President Muhammadu Buhari, party stakeholders, and APC state governors.

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