Ahmad Declares Intention to Run For Senate President


Ahmad Lawan

  • Promises pro-active leadership

Deji Elumoye in Abuja

Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has made public his intention to vie for the Senate President when the ninth National Assembly is inaugurated in June saying the upper legislative chamber will be more vibrant under his leadership.

Lawan, (APC Yobe North) who has been in the federal legislature since 1999, made this known at the weekend in Abuja while addressing newsmen in the company of 10 other Senators-elect.
He hinged his aspiration on the need to make the National Assembly pro-active, focused and quest for all legislators to work together.

Ahmad, a member the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007 and a Senator since 2007, emphasised that he was going to reach out to all Senators-elect across party lines over this objective.

“APC senators in this respect are so critical because that is our focus. But we will also reach out to other senators-elect from other…

Source: Thisday Newspaper