Senate (Nigeria)

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Senate
7th National Assembly
Type
Type Upper house of the National Assembly of Nigeria
Leadership
President of the Senate David Mark, PDP
Since June 6, 2007
Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu, PDP
Since June 6, 2007
Seats 109
Elections
Voting system Multi-member plurality system
Last election 9 April 2011
Meeting place
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Abuja

The Senate is the upper house of the National Assembly of Nigeria. It consists of 109 senators: the 36 states are each divided in 3 senatorial districts each electing one senator; the Federal Capital Territory elects only one senator.

The President of the Senate is the presiding officer of the Senate, whose chief function is to guide and regulate the proceedings in the Senate. The current Senate President is Sen. David Mark of the People's Democratic Party.

The lower house is the House of Representatives.

Nigerian State Delegations[edit]

  1. Abia
  2. Adamawa
  3. Akwa Ibom
  4. Anambra
  5. Bauchi
  6. Bayelsa
  7. Benue
  8. Borno
  9. Cross River
  10. Delta
  11. Ebonyi
  12. Edo
  13. Ekiti
  14. Enugu
  15. Gombe
  16. Imo
  17. Jigawa
  18. Kaduna
  19. Kano
  1. Katsina
  2. Kebbi
  3. Kogi
  4. Kwara
  5. Lagos
  6. Nasarawa
  7. Niger
  8. Ogun
  9. Ondo
  10. Osun
  11. Oyo
  12. Plateau
  13. Rivers
  14. Sokoto
  15. Taraba
  16. Yobe
  17. Zamfara
  18. Abuja FCT

Senators[edit]

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