Abdulazeez Ibrahim

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Abdulazeez Abubakar Ibrahim
Senator for Taraba Central
In office
May 1999 – May 2007
Succeeded by Dahiru Bako Gassol
Personal details
Born 1957
Taraba State, Nigeria

Abdulazeez Abubakar Ibrahim was elected Senator for the Taraba Central constituency of Taraba State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999.[1] He was reelected in April 2003.[2]

Ibrahim was born in 1957. He obtained degrees in Engineering and Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.[3] After taking his seat in the Senate in June 1999 he was appointed to committees on Commerce (vice chairman), Industry, Aviation, Science & Technology, Power & Steel, National Planning and Special Projects.[4] In April 2005 he was among other Senators interrogated by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) concerning a scandal in which Education Minister Fabian Osuji was said to have paid out N55 million in bribes so they would inflate the ministry’s budget.[5] In the April 2007 elections he was a candidate for governor of Taraba State running on the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) platform.[6] Danbaba Suntai of the PDP was the winner.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 20 FEBRUARY AND 7 MARCH 1999". Psephos. Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Senators". Dawodu. Archived from the original on 20 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  3. ^ Joseph Ushigiale (2005-03-23). "The Indicted Men". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  4. ^ "Congressional Committees". Nigeria Congress. Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  5. ^ "ICPC Questions Wabara; More senators face Mamora panel". BNW News. April 8, 2005. Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  6. ^ Emmanuel Oladesu (April 14, 2007). "Who wins, who loses Today?". THE NATION. Retrieved 2010-06-24. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State". Nigeria Governors Forum. Retrieved 2010-06-24.