Ahmad Lawan, the Senator representing Yobe North constituency, has emerged the President of the 9th National Assembly.
He defeated his opponent, Ali-Ndume, with 79 votes to 28 votes. 107 senators cast their votes.
Lawan is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress and President Muhammadu Buhari.
He was nominated by senator-elect Yayaha Abdullahi and seconded by Solomon Adeola Olamilekan both of whom are of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from Kebbi and Lagos States respectively.