Ex-Governor of the Omsk region Nazarov became a member of the Federation Council

MOSCOW, March 21. /TASS/. The former Governor of Omsk region Viktor Nazarov, who headed the region from 2012 to 2017, received the certificate of the member of the Federation Council.

“I want to introduce you to Viktor Ivanovich Nazarov, empowered member of the Federation Council from the legislative representative body of state power of the Omsk region. I beg to love and favor, to take our team,” said the chamber’s meeting on Wednesday the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.

She handed Nazarov the identity of the Senator.

Nazarov was the head of the Omsk region in 2012, in 2015 he won the election for Governor of the region, gaining 59,99% of the vote. 9 October 2017, he resigned, the acting Governor was appointed the Deputy of the state Duma from “Fair Russia” Alexander Burkov. Elections of the Governor of the Omsk region will pass in the uniform voting day in September.

In early February, Nazarov became Deputy of the regional legislative Assembly. He received a mandate Valery Boiko, who took the post of first Deputy Chairman of the regional government. The Senator from the Omsk region Sergey Popov in the same month wrote a statement on early resignation. March 15 deputies of the legislative Assembly elected a Senator Nazarov.