Senator Ovie Omo Agege has emerged Deputy President of the 9th Senate, defeating former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu (PDP Enugu West) with 68 votes.

Africa News24 (An24) understands that a total of 105 votes were casted, while one vote was voided.

Meanwhile, Ekweremadu’s nomination was made by Senator Chukwuka Utazi and seconded by Senator Rose Oko for the motion