- Senate has named Senator Adedayo Adeyeye as the chairman of the Senate committee on media and public affairs h
- The new deputy chief whip of the Senate, Sabi Abdullahi, was the spokesperson for the Senate in 8th NASS
- Adeyeye is now the image maker of the Senate
Former minister of state for works and housing, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, has been appointed the spokesperson for the 9th National Assembly.
Legit.ng reports that the news about Senator Adeyeye's new appointment was broken on Wednesday, July 3, by a member of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's media team, Babafemi Oretuyi, on his Twitter page.
Senator Adeyeye who represents Ekiti south is now the chairman of the Senate committee on media and public affairs.
Adeyeye took over from Senator Abdullahi Aliyu Sabi who is now the deputy chief whip of the Senate.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, July 2, announced the names of the eight principal officers for both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the minority Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Senator Abdullahi Abubakar Yahaya from Kebbi state was name the new Senate leader, while Ajayi Borofice from Ondo state is deputy Senate leader.
Also, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe from Abia state is the new Senate minority leader, while Senator Emmanuel Bwacha from Taraba is the deputy minority leader.
Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda (FCT) is the minority whip, with Senator Sahabi Ya’u as the deputy minority whip.
The announcement followed the letters received by the Senate president from the national chairmen of the two political parties, Adams Oshiomhole (APC) and Prince Uche Secondus (PDP) respectively, who said the parties unanimously nominated the new principal officers.
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