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The two major camps contesting the Senate Presidency have intensified push nine days to the inauguration of the 10th Senate, NAIJA247NEWS report.
The inauguration has been scheduled for June 13.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected to issue proclamation letters for the inauguration of the parliament in line with the 1999 Constitution.
The two contenders for the Senate presidency are a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio and a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.
Tinubu and the APC leadership had picked Akpabio and Senator Jibrin Barau (Kano North) as preferred candidates for Senate president and deputy, respectively.
But the choice rattled other contenders for the plum job, including Yari; Senate Chief Whip; Orji Uzor Kalu and Imo-West senator-elect, Osita Izunaso.(www.naija247news.com)