Adeleke Mamora

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Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora
Speaker of the 4thLagos State House of Assembly
In office
2 June 1999 – 30 May 2003
Deputy Adetoun Adediran
Preceded by Shakirudeen Kinyomi
Succeeded by Adeyemi Ikuforiji
Senator for Lagos East
In office
29 May 2007 – 6 June 2011
Preceded by Adeseye Ogunlewe
Succeeded by Gbenga Bareehu Ashafa
Personal details
Born (1953-02-16) 16 February 1953 (age 64)
Lagos State, Nigeria
Political party All Progressives Congress

Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora (born 16 February 1953) was elected Senator for the Lagos East constituency of Lagos State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the Action Congress (AC).[1]

Mamora was born on 16 February 1953. He obtained a B.Sc, Health Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Ife, Ile-Ife and became a Health Practitioner. He was Medical Director of a Medical Centre (1987 - 1998), and a Company Medical Adviser (1988 - 1992).[1]

Mamora was a National Delegate for the National Republican Convention (NRC) in 1990, and Secretary, Lagos East of the United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP) in 1998. He was elected to the Lagos State House of Assembly in 1999 and was appointed Speaker. He was Chairman of the Conference of Speakers (2000 - 2001). Mamora was elected to the Senate in April 2003 and reelected in 2007. He was also a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament (2003 - 2006).[1] In 2003 he was appointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.[2]

After resuming his seat in the Senate in 2007 he was appointed to committees on Upstream Petroleum Resources, Selection Committee, Health and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs.[1] In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay noted that he had sponsored bills on Tenure of Office, Surgeon-General of Nigeria and repeal and amendment of the Tobacco Control Act. He sponsored or co-sponsored motions including one to amend Senate rule 111 to bring it into conformity with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mamora was described as a master of parliamentary procedures.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sen. Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora". National Assembly of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  2. ^ SEBASTINE HON (2003-10-14). "Senate Bribery Allegations: Who Lied?". ThisDay. Archived from the original on 2005-11-25. Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  3. ^ "An Improved Senate, But Some Uninspiring Senators...". ThisDay. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-14.