The Senate on Wednesday swore in Senator Smart Adeyemi, All Progressives Congress, APC, Kogi West who was declared a winner in last Saturday 30th November rerun election.
Senator Adeyemi was sworn-in after the adoption of the votes and proceedings of Tuesday, December 2, 2019, by the senate. The swearing-in of Adeyemi was due to the judgment of Court of Appeal that ordered a re-run of the election in Kogi West.
Oath of office and allegiance were administered on the returning Senator by the Clerk of the Senate
Smart Adeyemi has defeated Senator Dino Melaye following the announcement of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission.