Lawan Tuesday was declared winner of the election to the office of the Senate Presidency of the 9th National Assembly after he polled the highest number of votes.
This followed a hitch-free election on Tuesday at the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly.
The election, which was presided by Mohammed Ataba-Omolori, saw the Yobe Senator scoring 79 votes after ballots sorting.
Reacting in a tweet, Fani-Kayode wrote: “Congratulations to Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan who has emerged as Nigeria’s Senate President. May God guide you.”