The inauguration of Nigeria’s ninth National Assembly is underway.
A larger number of incoming lawmakers are already voting, using the secret ballot system.
Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Olori, has read the proclamation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
After citing orders 2, 5, 7 of the Senate chamber, the event proceeded with roll call.
Senators are being called to vote according to the alphabetical order of States with Senator Theodore Orji leading the way.