Ovie Omo-Agege, lawmaker representing Delta central, has been elected deputy president of the senate.
He secured 68 votes in the election to defeat Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 37 votes.
A total of 105 votes were cast in the election. One vote was voided while a senator abstained from voting.
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had settled for Omo-Agege.