The battle for the Ninth President of the Senate has heightened with senators-elect involved in signatures drive for the three contenders – Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations Danjuma Goje and the former Senate Leader Ali Ndume.
All the three camps have been overwhelmed by tally counting ahead of the election of principal officers in the next dispensation.
But the three contenders have kept their tallies under wraps while intensifying strategic sessions and lobbying of their colleagues across party divides.
Although Lawan group has adopted one-on-one strategy in its final phase of campaign, the PDP has initiated plot to give block vote. It was learnt that a former Abia deputy governor, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has been coordinating the opposition group.