Ndume kicks as Lawan claims 99 senators-elect endorsements

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By Henry Umoru

AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and election of Presiding Officers on  Tuesday,  a former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South, yesterday, dismissed the “endorsement” of Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, APC, Yobe North, for the position of Senate President.

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Ndume and Lawan

Ndume, who was responding to the 99 senators-elect, who allegedly signed and endorsed Lawan, however, vowed that he was not perturbed as he was not giving up on his aspiration to become the next Senate President.

According to him, Lawan may have the endorsement, but he has the votes.

Ndume, who is a contender for the position of Senate President, said that he did not believe in endorsements but election, adding that, as lawmakers, he had  seen endorsements before.

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According to him, Lawan should note that there were such endorsements for him by …



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