Senate (Nigeria)

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Senate
8th National Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Bukola SarakiAPC
Since June 9, 2015
Ike EkweremaduPDP
Since June 9, 2015
Structure
Seats 109
Political groups

Governing Parties

Opposition Parties

Elections
Multi-member plurality system
Last election
29 March 2015
Meeting place
Nigeriahouseofreps.jpg
Abuja
Website
http://www.nass.gov.ng/

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. Bukola Saraki of the All Progressives Congress.

The lower house is the House of Representatives.

Nigerian State Delegations[edit]

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Senators[edit]

The list of senators for Nigeria 8th Assembly[edit]

Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia South)

Bassey Albert Akpan (A/Ibom North East)[2]

•Nelson Effiong (A/Ibom South)

•Uche Ekwunife (Anambra Central)

Andy Uba (Anambra South)

•Stella Oduah (Anambra North)

•Emanuel Paulker (Bayelsa Central)

•Ogola Foster (Bayelsa West)

David Mark (Benue South)

•Rose Oko ( Cross River North)

•Gershom Bassey(C/River South)

•John Enoh (Cross River Central)

•Alfred Joseph (Delta Central)

•Peter Nwaboshi (Delta North)

•James Manager (Delta South)

•Ogba Joseph (Ebonyi Central)

•Samuel Egwu (Ebonyi North)

•Sunday Oji (Ebonyi South)

•Clifford Ordia (Edo Central)

•Mathew Urhoghide (Edo South)

Francis Alimekhena (Edo North)

•Duro Faseyi (Ekiti North)

•Fatimat Raji-rasaki (Ekiti Central)

•Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South)

•Gilbert Nnaji (Enugu East)

•Ike Ekweremadu (Enugu West)

•Utazi Chukwuka (Enugu North)

•Philips Aduda (FCT)

•Joshua Lidani (Gombe South)

•Samuel Anyanwu (Imo East)

•Uzodinma Goodhope (Imo West)

•Achonu Nneji (Imo North)

•Danjuma La’ah (Kaduna South)

Mallam Shehu Sani, (Kaduna Central)

Uthman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North)

•Philip Aruwa Gyunka (Nasarawa North)

•Buruji Kashamu (Ogun East)

Prince Lanre Tejuosho (Ogun Central)

Gbolahan Dada (Ogun West)

•Yele Omogunwa (Ondo South)

•Jeremiah Useni (Plareau South)

•Joshua Dariye (Plateau Central)

•Jang Jonah (Plateau North)

•George Sekibo (Rivers East)

•Olaka Nwogu (Rivers S/East)

•Osinakachukwu Ideozu (Rivers West)

•Mohammed Hasan (Yobe South)

•Abubakar Sani Danladi (Taraba North)

•Yusuf a Yusuf (Taraba CentraL)

•Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba South)

•Binta Masi Garba (Adamawa North)Bold text

•Ahmadu Abubakar (Adamawa South)

•Abdul Aziz Murtala Nyako (Adamawa Central)

•Isah Hamma Misau (Bauchi Central)

•Ali Wakili (Bauchi South)

•Suleiman Nazif (Bauchi North)

•Barnabas Gemade (Benue East)

•Akume George (Benue West)

•Abubakar Kyari (Borno North)

•Ahmad Zannah (Borno Central)

•Ali Ndume (Borno South)

•Francis Alimikhena (Edo North)

•Bayero Nafada (Gombe North)

•Goje Danjuma (Gombe Central)

•Abubakar Gumel (Jigawa N/West)

•Sabo Mohammed (Jigawa S/West)

•Muhammad Shitu (Jigawa N/East)

•Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North)

•Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central)

•Barau Jibrin (Kano North)

•Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano Central)

•Kabiru Gaya (Kano South)

•Mustapha Bukar (Katsina North)

•Abu Ibrahim (Katsina South)

•Umaru Kurfi (Katsina Central)

•Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North)

•Adamu Aliero (Kebbi Central)

•Bala Ibn Na’allah (Kebbi South)

•Dino Melaye (Kogi West)

•Abdulsalami Ohiare (Kogi Central)

•Abdulrahman Abubakar (Kogi East)

•Shaába Lafiagi (Kwara North)

•Bukola Saraki (Kwara Central)

•Rafiu Ibrahim (Kwara South)

•Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central)

•Olugbenga Ashafa (Lagos East)

•Adeola Olamilekan (Lagos West)

•Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa West)

•Salihu Hussain Egye (Nasarawa South)

•Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi ( Niger North)

•Mustapha Sani (Niger South)

•David Umaru (Niger East)

•Olanrewaju Tejuoso (Ogun Central)

•Gbolahan Dada (Ogun West)

•Ajayi Boroffice (Ondo North)

•Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo Central)

•Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central)

•Babajide Omoworare (Osun East)

•Isiaka Adeleke (Osun West)

Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo Central)

•Buhari Abdulfatai (Oyo North)

•Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South)

•Ibrahim Gobir (Sokoto East)

•Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto North)

•Ibrahim Abdullahi (Sokoto South)

•Bukar Baba Ibrahim (Yobe East)

•Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North)

•Kabir Garba Marafa (Zamfara Central)

•Tijjani Yahaya Kaura (Zamfara North)

•Ahmed Rufai Sani (Zamfar West)


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