Senator Ovie Omo Agege has emerged as the winner of the Deputy senate president in the 9th senate
He won the seat with 68 votes while his runner up
Ekeremandu had 39 votes.
Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege is a Nigerianlawyer and politician. He is senator representing the Delta State central senatorial district at the Nigerian 8th senate.
He is from Orogun in Ughelli North local Government of Delta State.
Omo-Agege was born on August 3, 1963 in Delta State. He attended St. George Grammar school, Obinomba Obiaruku. Delta State.
Omo-Agege started out in politics by contesting for the ticket to be a representative at the Delta State House of Representatives under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, a ticket he lost in the party primaries.
In 2003, former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, appointed Omo-Agege as an executive assistant, a position he held for two years. He was later appointed as a commissioner for special duties by the governor.
Omo-Agege ran for the office of the Governor of Delta State but lost out at the People Democratic Party’s primaries to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan.
Omo-Agege was appointed as the Secretary to State government (SSG) of Delta State by Governor James Ibori in 2007.
Omo-Agege ran for senate in 2015 under the platform of the Labour Party(Nigeria). He was elected as senator representing Delta central senatorial district on March 28, 2015.
Omo-Agege defected from the Labour Party to the All Progressive Congress(APC) on March 7, 2017.
Ovie Omo-Agege is the Senator elect representing Delta Central in 2019 general election.