- Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has become the minority leader of the ninth Senate
- Abaribe represents Abia South at the red chamber
- The lawmaker became the minority leader after a meeting of the PDP at the Maitama residence of the national chairman, Uche Secondus
The senator representing Abia South at the upper legislative chamber, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has become the minority leader of the ninth Senate.
The Nation reports that he emerged at an ongoing meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Maitama residence of the national chairman, Uche Secondus.
Legit.ng gathered that Senator Emmanuel Bwacha from Taraba South was returned as deputy minority leader while Senator Philips Aduda (FCT) was retained as the minority whip.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the senator representing Yobe north at the upper legislative chamber, Ahmad Lawan, emerged the Senate president of the 9th National Assembly.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had earliers expressed support for Senator Ndume for the position of the president of the Senate of the 9th National Assembly (NASS).
The party also endorsed Umar Bago for the post of speaker of the House of Representatives.
Tsauri said that the endorsement was arrived at after very extensive consultations with critical stakeholders ahead of the inauguration of the 9th NASS.
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