By Nuel Suji, Abuja.
Senator Bukola Saraki has been elected as the President of the Senate of the 8th National Assembly.
Saraki was elected unopposed even as its main rival Sen. Ahmad Lawan and his supporters were absent at the sitting.
Detail of what transpired at the session is yet unclear, the election of Saraki has put paid on the APC leadership decision to field Lwan as its sole candidate for the seat.
The election of the Deputy President of the Senate is in progress.