…APC now has 63, PDP 46, YPP 1 lawmakers in Senate
Senate President Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, swore-in Sen. Smart Adeyemi as representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly.
Sen. Adeyemi emerged victorious at the bye-election recently conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
He defeated Sen. Dino Melaye who earlier occupied the seat.
With the swearing-in of Sen. Adeyemi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) now has 63 senators in the Red Chamber with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Democratic Party (PDP) having 46 and one member, respectively.
Adeyemi is a ranking Senator having served in the 6th and 7th Senate. He was the Chairman Senate Committee on the FCT in the 7th Senate.
The Kogi West Senator was also a former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).