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Ovie Omo-Agege: Facts about the new deputy senate president

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the new nigerian deputy senate presidentSenator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday June 11, emerged the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly. He was declared the winner after polling 68 votes.

Here are 9 things you need to know about the new Deputy Senate President:

• Senator Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege is a Nigerian lawyer and politician.

• He is currently representing the Delta State central senatorial district.

Omo-Agege is from Orogun in Ughelli North local Government of Delta State.

• He was born on the 3 August 1963 (age 55 years).

• He was elected as senator representing Delta central senatorial district on March 28, 2015.

• He was the only senator elected on the platform of the Labour Party (LP) in the Senate.

• Omo-Agege is married and he has five children.

• He defected from Labour Party to the All Progressive Congress (APC) in March 2017.

• Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was accused of leading thugs to steal the mace in the senate assembly – a symbol of authority April 2018.

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