Ahmed Lawan has been elected by his colleagues at the red chamber as the Senate President of the 9th Senate.
Ahmed Lawan elected as Senate President
Senator Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North Constituency has emerged as the Senate President of the 9th Senate. He was elected by his colleagues.
Lawan secured victory with 79 votes.
He defeated his opponent, Ali Ndume representing Borno South who got 28 votes.
Profile of Lawan:
Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian senator who represents the All Progressive Congress in the Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State. He became a senator in 2007.
He received a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of Maiduguri, a master's degree in Remote Sensing from Ahmadu Bello University and a doctorate degree in Remote Sensing/GIS from Cranfield University, UK.