Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday swore-in Senator Smart Adeyemi to represent Kogi West Senatorial District.
Adeyemi emerged victorious at the bye-election recently conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
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He defeated Senator Dino Melaye who earlier occupied the seat. The senator is a ranking member having served during the 6th and 7th assemblies.
With the swearing-in of Adeyemi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) now has 63 Senators in the Upper chamber with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Democratic Party (PDP) having 46 and one member respectively.