Mujitaba Mohammed Mallam
|Mujitaba Mohammed Mallam|
|Senator for Jigawa South West|
29 May 2007 – May 2011
|Preceded by||Maitama Bello Yusuf|
|Succeeded by||Abdulmumini M. Hassan|
|Born||1960 (age 56–57)
Jigawa State, Nigeria
Mujitaba Mohammed Mallam (born 1960) was elected Senator for the Jigawa South West constituency of Jigawa State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).
Mallam gained a B.Sc Education (Biology/Chemistry) in 1996 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Bayero University Kano in 2006. He was appointed Commissioner of Health for Jigawa State, and was elected to the Jigawa State House of Assembly, where he was appointed Speaker. After election to the Senate in 2007, he was appointed to committees on Sports, Privatization, Housing, Health and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs.
In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay said he did not sponsor any bills in the last year, but sponsored and co-sponsored seven motions. His interventions were always apposite. In a 2010 discussion of an anti-terrorism bill, Mallam called for care in avoiding human rights abuses in the name of fight against terrorism.
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- "An Improved Senate, But Some Uninspiring Senators...". ThisDay. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-05.
- FRANCIS AWOWOLE-BROWNE (April 29, 2010). "Anti-terrorism bill passes second reading in the Senate". Daily Sun. Retrieved 2010-06-06.