Senators of the All Progressives Congress, APC, North-East Caucus, have nominated Ali Ndume as the Majority Leader of the Senate, in defiance of the party’s anointed candidate, Ahmed Lawan.
Bala Ibn Na’alla was also nominated as deputy leader as aaginst the candidate of George Akume nominated by the party. This is seen as victory for loyalists of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Recalled that Lawan as the anointed candidate of APC lost the senate presidency election to Bukola Saraki.
The nominations are subject to approval.