Breaking: Ashiru replaces Umahi as Senate Deputy Leader
The Senate on Wednesday appointed Senator Oyelola Yisa Ashiru of the All Progressives Congress, representing Kwara South, as its new Deputy Leader of the Senate.
Senator Nwebonyi Onyeka was also named by the Senate as the new Deputy Chief Whip.
At a plenary session, Senate President Godswill Akpabio announced the new appointments.
Ashiru, who had previously served as the Senate’s deputy chief whip, was promoted to fill the open position of deputy leader of the Senate after President Bola Ahmed Tinubu named Senator Dave Umahi Minister of Works.