Senator-Elect Baba Keita from Katsina State All Progressives Congress (APC) nominated Ovie Omo-Agege as a candidate for the Deputy Senate President of the Senate.
Omo-Agege’s nomination was seconded by Sabi Abdullahi APC Niger.
Omo-Agege who subsequently accepted the nomination is to square up in the contest with three times Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu.
Ekweremadu was nominated by Senator Chukwuka Utazi Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Enugu while was Rose Okoh PDP Cross River seconded the nomination.
Ekweremadu subsequently accepted the nomination.