By Bukola Olasanmi
Borno Senator, Ali Ndume, appears to have accepted the outcome of Tuesday’s election in the Senate.
The top contender for the position of the senate president was seen shaking hands and congratulating his challenger, Ahmed Lawan.
The duo were the only contenders for the position. Mr Lawan prevailed with 79 votes to Mr Ndume’s 28.
After the lawmakers cast their votes, counting commenced.
However, while the votes were still being counted, Mr Ndume stood up from his seat to shake the hands of Ahmed Lawan and congratulated him amidst cheers from other lawmakers.