In a recent development, Senator Akpabio has been elected as the Senate President, triumphing over Abdulaziz Yari, the senator representing Zamfara Central. The election took place on Tuesday and saw the former governor of Akwa Ibom state and current senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West clinch the position.
Senator Akpabio’s victory came after a competitive race with Abdullaziz Yari, the former governor of Zamfara state. Notably, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu graciously stepped down from the race.
The election took place during the inauguration of the 10th assembly on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. This significant development marks a new chapter in the Senate’s leadership and sets the stage for future legislative endeavors.