Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (born 12 January 1959) is a Nigerian senator who serves as the President of the Senate of Nigeria. He represents Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State under the All Progressive Congress (APC). His tenure as a senator started in 2007 Nigeria general election. In 2019, he emerged the new Senate President of the 9th National Assembly with 79 votes cast to beat Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume with 28 votes. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan was a lecturer with a Nigerian federal university of Maiduguri, Borno North-Eastern state, and a politician and senator now the president of the Nigerian senate. He holds a bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri in 1984., a postgraduate diploma degree in Land Surveying from Ahmadu Bello University, a master's degree in Remote Sensing from the Ahmadu Bello University, and a Doctorate degree in Remote Sensing/GIS from Cranfield University, UK, in 1990 and 1996 respectively.