Omo-Agege presides over Senate for first time

Ovie Omo-agege

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday, presided over plenary for the first time.

Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District, rose to occupy the seat during plenary after Senate President Ahmad Lawan sought to leave the chamber to allow him attend to other national issues outside the National Assembly.

This is the first time he would be presiding over plenary after being elected Deputy Senate President in June 2019.

Omo-Agege received cheers from some of his colleagues on the feat.

Senator Abba Moro (Benue South) was the first to move a motion supervised by Omo-Agege.

Prior to his exit, Lawan announced that Omo-Agege would chair a 57-member committee for Constitution Review.

Other members of the committee include the principal officers: Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi; Deputy Senate Leader, Ajayi Borrofice; Deputy Chief Whip, Sabi Abdullahi; Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe; Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha; Minority Whip, Philip Aduda and Deputy Minority Whip, Sahabi Ya’u.

Others are Ike Ekweremadu; Opeyemi Bamidele, Smart Adeyemi,  Danjuma Goje, James Manager and five female Senators namely Stella Oduah, Oluremi Tinubu, Biodun Olujimi, Uche Ekwuenife, and Aisha Dahiru.