Abuja - Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday read the names of the new principal officers of Senate, reports National Mirror.
The names were different from those submitted by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The names read out were the ones that emerged during the mock elections conducted by the zonal caucuses of the party on Wednesday.
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Senator Ali Ndume was announced as the Majority Leader while Bala Ibn Na’Allah was declared the new Deputy Senate Leader.
Saraki said the position of the Chief Whip has not be decided but confirmed Francis Alimikhena as the new Deputy Chief Whip.
The Lawan group, which is backed by the leadership of the party, has however, rejected the list read out by Saraki.
Read more at National Mirror.
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