Ndume shuns deputy senate president election after losing to Ahmed Lawan


Borno South senator- elect, Ali Ndume , has shunned the election for the Deputy Senate Presidency after his defeat to Ahmed Lawan.
A former Deputy Senate President , Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party and Ovie Omo -Agege of the All Progressives Congress are the two contenders for the Deputy Senate President seat
The Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Omolori , who called each lawmaker out to vote in alphabetical order of the states and constituencies they represent, called Kashim Shettima of Borno -Central to cast his vote.
After Shettima had voted, Ndume ’s name was called repeatedly but he refused to come forward to vote.
Ndume lost by a landslide to Ahmed Lawan, the new Senate President.


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