A New Deputy Senate President has been elected. Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta Central Senatorial District, becomes Deputy Senate President of the 9th Senate
He defeated the Former Deputy Senate President in the 8th Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu to emerge as the Deputy Senate President.
Omo-Agege is a Nigerian Lawyer and Politician He is senator representing the Delta State central senatorial district at the Nigerian 8th Senate.
Omo-Agege is from Orogun in Ughelli North local Government of Delta State. He emerged the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly on June 11, 2019 after he defeated his rival with a margin of 31 votes to win the second leadership position of the National Assembly.
Omo-Agege of the Apc won with 68 out of 107 votes to defeat Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the PDP who polled a total of 39 votes.