BREAKING: Senate Swears In Smart Adeyemi as Kogi West Senator
Senate President Ahmed Lawan has swore-in Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Adeyemi was declared the winner of the just-concluded rerun in the constituency by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The swearing-in was done by the Clerk of the Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, at the start of plenary.
The fact of his swearing-in was shared on the verified Twitter handle of the Senate on Wednesday morning.
Newly elected Senator representing Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi takes the oath of office.#TodayInSenatePlenary
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) December 4, 2019
Adeyemi is returning to the Senate about five years after he lost the seat to Melaye at the 2015 election.