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Akpabio Names Senate Majority, Minority Leaders

*as Wike, Tambuwal lose out in supremacy battle.


By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja

President of the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has unveiled the names of the key figures comprising the majority and minority leadership of the 10th Senate.

The appointments were made with the aim of ensuring effective governance and representation within the legislative body.

This is just as Wike and Tambuwal Lost out in their separate moves to control the PDP as to who emerges as Minority Leader
Former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and former Governor Aminu Tambuwal renewed their hostilities over the minority leadership positions in the National Assembly but
to their greatest surprise on Tuesday, July 4th, Senate President Godswill Akpabio announced the name of the new leaders of the minority caucus, and both PDP chieftains lost out
Akpabio named Senator Simon Mwadkon as the Senate Minority Leader after he defeated Tambuwal despite moves to outsmart his political rival, Wike
Senator Simon Mwadkon on Tuesday, theregore emerged as the Senate Minority Leader, after defeating Senator Aminu Tambuwal despite the later’s spirited attempts to outsmart his political rival, Nyesom Wike, former Rivers State Governor.

Following Mwadkon’s emergence, Wike and Tambuwal, who were good friends turned foes, have been beaten at the game.

They have lost out in the supremacy battle for the leadership of the minority caucus of the 10th Senate.

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