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Lawan announces principal officers of Senate

The President of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan has announced the list of principal officers sent to him by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Lawan, at the resumption of plenary, named Senator Abdullahi Yahaya as Senate Leader and Ajayi Boroffice as his deputy.

Based on the list, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu was named as Chief Whip and Senator Sabi Abdullahi as the deputy

Similarly, the Senate President announced Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe as the Minority Leader and Phillip Aduda as Minority Whip.

He also named  Senator Emmanuel Bwacha as the Deputy Leader and Senator Shabi Yau as the Deputy Whip.

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The lawmakers would form the Body of Principal Officers also known as Selection Committee.

They are expected to assign senators to committees based on interest earlier shown by them.

In their separate acceptance speeches, Yahaya and Abaribe promised to discharge their duties effectively.

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