Dahiru Bako Gassol

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Dahiru Bako Gassol
Senator for Taraba Central
In office
29 May 2007 – May 2011
Preceded by Abubakar Ibrahim
Succeeded by Abubakar Umar Tutare
Personal details
Born (1954-05-04) 4 May 1954 (age 62)
Gassol, Taraba State, Nigeria

Dahiru Bako Gassol (born 4 May 1954) was elected Senator for the Taraba Central constituency of Taraba State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).[1]

Gassol obtained a Post Graduate Diploma In Management. He was appointed a Director, Primary Healthcare of the Bali Local Government in Taraba State. He was elected to the House Of Representatives in 1999 and reelected in 2007.[1] After taking his seat in the Senate he was appointed to committees on Water Resources, Senate Services, Culture & Tourism and Capital Markets.[1] In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay said that he had not sponsored any bills, and was hardly visible on the floor or in committee.[2]

Gassol was appointed chairman of the Taraba State Legislators Forum. In a January 2010 interview he stated that the legislators had an excellent relationship with Governor Danbaba Suntai. He also listed various achievements he had personally made in the fields of tourism, education, farming etc.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Sen. Dahiru Bako Gassol". National Assembly of Nigeria. Retrieved 2010-06-11. [dead link]
  2. ^ "An Improved Senate, But Some Uninspiring Senators...". ThisDay. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  3. ^ "I've Impacted Positively On My Constituency - Bako". Daily Independent. 20 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-09.