Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) have become the latest casualty to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)’s in-house fighting, as he was removed as the Senate Leader by the Nigeria Upper House.

In a letter which was transmitted to the Senate on Tuesday, the APC caucus forwarded the name of Senator Ahmed Lawal (Yobe North) as the new Senate Leader.

The APC caucus also said the decision was arrived at during the party’s caucus’ meeting of Monday, 9th January, 2017.

As at the time of filing this report, the erstwhile Senate Leader, Ali Ndume is briefing the Press Corp of the Senate.