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Rivers rerun: Senate swears in Senators Abe, Sekibo, other

Adjourns plenary to January 10
By Henry Umoru & Joseph Erunke

ABUJA-THE Senate, Thursday, swore in the three senators who were declared winners in last Saturday’s National Assembly rerun election in Rivers State, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC .

The senators are Magnus Abe, APC, Rivers South ;George Sekibo, PDP, Rivers East and Osinachukwu Ideozu, PDP, Rivers West, respectively.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who performed the brief swearing-in ceremony on in the senators, congratulated the trio on their victories just as he charged them to perform their legislative assignments to the expectations of their constituents, who he noted, reposed confidence on them.

Shortly after the development, the Senate announced that it had adjourned plenary to January 10, 2017.

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