Mohammed Kabiru Jibril

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Mohammed Kabiru Jibril
National Senator
In office
May 2007 – May 2011
Preceded by Mohammed Aruwa
Succeeded by Mohammed Saleh
Constituency Kaduna Central
Personal details
Born (1958-05-18) 18 May 1958 (age 56)
Political party People's Democratic Party (PDP)
Profession Lawyer, Politician

Mohammed Kabiru Jibril is a Nigerian senator who was elected to represent the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kaduna Central district of Kaduna State in April 2007.[1]

Background[edit]

Mohammed Kabiru Jibril was born in 18 May 1958. He has an LL.B from Ahmadu Bello University -1984, Law School-1985. Prior to election to the senate, he was the National Legal Advisor and National Secretary, North-West Zone for the PDP[1]

Senate career[edit]

Mohammed Kabiru Jibril was elected to the National Senate for the Kaduna Central constituency in 2007 and was appointed to committees on Solid Minerals, Security & Intelligence, Police Affairs, Interior Affairs, Gas and Air Force.[1]

In May 2009, Emmanuel Egboga, special adviser on petroleum to President Umaru Yar'Adua alleged that some senators and labor union leaders may have been bribed on a trip to Ghana to frustrate effort to reform the oil and gas sector . The senate directed its ethics committee to hold a public hearing to investigate the allegation. Senators named by Egboga included Mohammed Kabiru Jibril.[2]

In July 2009 the Nigerian Senate unanimously passed a bill to establish the National Climate Change Commission, sponsored by Senator Jibril.[3] Other bills that Kabiru Jabril sponsored or co-sponsored include National Inland Waterways Authority, Nigeria Police Equipment Commission (Amendment), Legal Practitioners Act (Amendment) 2009, Police Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) 2009, Prison Service Act Repeal and Re-enactment 2009 and Criminal Justice Act (Amendment).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sen. Mohammed Kabiru Jibril". National Assembly of Nigeria. Retrieved 2009-09-18. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Petroleum bill: Senate probes bribe allegation against self, labour". Businessday. 14 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  3. ^ "The Country to Get Climate Change Commission". Daily Trust. 23 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  4. ^ "Nigerians Yet To Get Democracy Dividends – Senator". Leadership Nigeria. 18 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-18.