Senate Minority Leader:David Mark praises Abba Morro ….. describes him as a worthy successor

Former President of the Senate , Senator David Mark has praised the new minority leader of the Senate Senator Abba Morro (PDP Benue South). Abba Morro who succeeded Senator Mark in the Senate emerged Minority leader at the resumed plenary session yesterday following the exit of his predecessor senator Simon Mwadkwon from Plateau state. In the congratulatory message , Senator Mark noted ” This remarkable achievement is a testament to your exceptional leadership skills, unwavering dedication, and the trust and confidence your colleagues have in you. “Your elevation to such…

JUST IN : Abba Moro emerges Senate Minority Leader, Osita Ngwu becomes Minority Whip

The Nigerian Senate has announced Senator Abba Moro (PDP, Benue South) as Senate Minority Leader of the 10th Assembly and Osita Ngwu of PDP Enugu West as Minority Chief Whip.   Moro who is from Benue State in North Central was nominated and confirmed by the opposition party in the red chamber.   He succeeded Senator Simon Davou Mwadkwon of Plateau North Senatorial district recently booted out of the Senate by the Appeal Court.     The lawmakers in the Peoples Democratic Party agreed to zone the position to the…

JUST IN: Senate announces new Minority Leader, Chief Whip

The Nigerian Senate has named Senator Philip Tenimu Aduda (FCT), and Senator Chukwuka Utazi as the new Minority Leader, and the Senate Minority Whip respectively.   The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, announced the appointments, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, while reading two separate letters signed by the National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samuel Anyanwu.   The seat of the Minority Leader became vacant following the defection of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia South) from the PDP.   Recall, Abaribe who was contesting the Abia state PDP governorship withdrew…

APC loses two Senators to opposition party, PDP … As Abaribe set to resign as Minority Leader Wednesday

Two prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senate Majority Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, and Adamu Aliero, have officially defected to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). Also to defect formally tomorrow, Wednesday, is the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, whose defection to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and exit as Minority Leader was deferred as a result of the inability of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to come with his defection and resignation letter to plenary. Although an announcement to that effect was made by Senate President Lawan, it…

Senate adjourns plenary till Wednesday in honour of Osinowo

The Nigeria Senate on Tuesday held a minute silence in honour of Senator representing Lagos East in the National Assembly, Senator Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo. The lawmaker died on June 15, 2020, following a brief illness at the age of 64. The upper chamber which was presided over by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, thereafter, adjourned plenary till Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in accordance with its tradition. The motion for adjournment was moved by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC – Kebbi North), immediately after the adoption of the Votes…