Femi Fani-Kayode, former aviation minister, congratulates Senator Ahmed Lawan of Yobe North for his appearance as Senate president.
Lawan was declared the winner of the election to the office of the Senate President of the 9th National Assembly after obtaining the most votes.
This followed an election without problems Tuesday at the inauguration of the ninth national assembly.
In the elections, chaired by Mohammed Ataba-Omolori, the senator of Yobe obtained 79 votes after the classification of the ballots.
Reacting in a tweet, Fani-Kayode wrote: “Congratulations to Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan who has emerged as Nigeria’s Senate President. May God guide you.”