Ahmed Muhammad Maccido

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Ahmed Muhammad Maccido
Senator for Sokoto North
Incumbent
Assumed office
29 May 2007
Preceded by Badamasi Maccido
Personal details
Born (1964-04-01) 1 April 1964 (age 50)
Sokoto State, Nigeria

Ahmed Muhammad Maccido (born 1 April 1964) was elected Senator for the Sokoto North constituency of Sokoto State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).[1]

Maccido is the son of the late Sultan Muhammadu Maccido.[2] A public servant, prior to being elected to the Senate Maccido was Commissioner for Agriculture in Sokoto State. After taking his seat in the Senate, he was appointed to committees on Navy, Marine Transport, Inter-Parliamentary Affairs, Housing, Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs and Banking, Insurance & Other Financial Institutions.[1] Later he was appointed vice-chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation.[3] In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay said he had not sponsored any bill in the last year and had hardly contributed to debates in plenary.[4]

Maccido ran for reelection as Senator for Sokoto North in the 26 April 2011 election. He won with 154,932 votes, ahead of 18 other candidates.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sen. Ahmed Muhammad Maccido". National Assembly of Nigeria. Retrieved 2010-06-13. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b ABDALLAH EL-KUREBE (April 28, 2011). "Maccido, Dasuki’s sons win Sokoto polls". Vanguard. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 
  3. ^ ABDULFATAI ABDULSALAMI (14 December 2009). "Maccido suggests increase in oil benchmark". Daily Trust. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  4. ^ "An Improved Senate, But Some Uninspiring Senators...". ThisDay. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-13.