Nigeria’s main opposition party the All Progressives Congress (APC) is likely to have the majority in the incoming Senate, with no fewer than 60 senators.
About 46 of them may be from the North. The Senate has 109 members.
The APC will have three senators each from Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kogi and Kwara states.
It will parade two each from Ogun, Ondo and Nasarawa states and one from Edo.
Some of the incoming senators:
- Prince Lanre Tejuosho (APC, Ogun Central)
- Alhaja Monsurat Sunmonu (APC, Oyo Central)
- David Jonah Jang (PDP, Plateau North)
- Rabiu Kwankwanso APC, Kano Central
- Uche Ekwunife (PDP, Anambra Central,
- Mallam Shehu Sani, (APC, Kaduna Central)
- Godswill Akpabio (PDP, Akwa Ibom Northwest)
- Gbolahan Dada (APC, Ogun West)
- Clifford Ordia (PDP, Edo Central)
- Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West)
- Abubakar Abdulrahman (APC, Kogi East)
- Uthman Hunkuyi (APC, Kaduna North)
- Rabiu Kwankwaso (APC, Kano Central)
- Barau Jibril (APC, Kano North)
- Francis Alimekhena (APC, Edo North)
- Salihu Egebona (APC, Nasarawa South)
- Sabo Nakudu (APC, Jigawa Central)
- Muhammadu Shittu (APC, Jigawa Northeast)
- Abdullahi Abubakar Ojo ( APC, Jigawa Northwest)
- Ali Wakili (APC, Bauchi South)
- Adeola Solomon (APC, Lagos West
- Duro Faseyi (PDP, Ekiti North)
- Theodore Orji (PDP, Abia Central)
- Mrs. Abiodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti East)
- Mrs. Fatima Rasaki (PDP, Ekiti Central)
- Jeremiah Useni (PDP, Plateau South)
Meanwhile, the APC has not accepted the results of the elections in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states.
Umana Okon Umana, the governorship aspirant on the platform of the APC, showed the evidence of the election rigging in the South East, while female members of the APC in Rivers staged a protest yesterday, March 30, demanding the cancelation of elections in the state