Kaita, Gumau take oath as new senators

Senate President Bukola Saraki, yesterday, swore in Ahmed Babba Kaita and Lawal Yahaya Gumau as senators representing Katsina North and Bauchi South respectively.

Kaita and Gumau took over the seats of late Mustapha Bukar and Malam Ali Wakili who passed away some months ago.

The new senators were both members of the House of Representatives on the platform of APC before they contested in the by-elections to fill the vacant slots.‎

‎With the swearing in of the two senators, the number of APC senators now stands at 55, while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has 50. Social Democratic Party (SDP) and African Democratic  Congress  (ADC) have two each, making a total of 109 senators.

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