Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday read letters from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, announcing names of Principal Officers for the 9th Senate.
Lawan announced the name of Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, APC, Kebbi North as the Majority Leader.
The Deputy Leader is Senator Robert Borrofice, APC, Ondo North; Chief Whip is Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, APC, Abia North and Senator Sabi Aliyu Abdullahi, APC,Niger North as Deputy Majority Whip.
The President of the Senate has also announced Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, PDP, Abia South as Minority Leader; Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, PDP, Taraba South as Deputy Minority Leader; Senator Philip Aduda, PDP, FCT and Senator Sahabi Yau, PDP, Zamfara North as Deputy Minority Whip.
The President of the Senate also set up an Ad-hoc Committee to come up with a Legislative Agenda for the next two weeks.