Profile of the 9th National Assembly Newly Elected Leaders

June 16, 2019

Senate President

Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan

Senatorial District

Yobe North

Party

All Progressives Congress

Birth date

1/12/1959

Phone

07055090323, 08063309110

Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Ibrahim_Lawan

Summary

Target Achievement(s): Better Funding For Infrastructural development Of Nigeria,Cause And Sustain Provision And Delivery Of Qualitative And Functional Education.

Legistlative Interest(s): Public Finance,Education And Appropriations.

  • Chairman at Defence Committee (Senate) from June 2015 to June 2019
  • Senator at Senate from May 2011 to May 2019
  • Committee Member at Education (Basic & Secondary) Committee (Senate) until May 2015
  • Chairman at Public Accounts Committee (Reps) until May 2015
  • Federal Representative at House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007

Career

  • Senate Majority Leader, 8th Assembly, 2017 – 2019
  • Chairman, Senate Committee on Defense (2015-2017)
  • Re-elected as Senator (APC), Yobe North Senatorial District, 2015
  • Re-elected as Senator (ANPP), Yobe North Senatorial District, 2011
  • Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, 2009
  • Senator (ANPP), Yobe North Senatorial District, 2007
  • Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Education Committee, 2005 - 2007
  • Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, 2003 – 2005
  • Member of House of Representatives representing Bade/Jakusko Federal Constituency, Yobe State, 1999 – 2003
  • Pioneer Vice Chairman of All Peoples Party (APP), Yobe State Chapter
  • Secretary of the Electoral Committee of APP National Convention in Abuja
  • Lecturer, University of Maiduguri, 1987 – 1997
  • Asst. Lecturer 1, University of Maiduguri, 1986
  • Education Officer 111, Yobe State Civil Service, Ministry of Education, 1985 – 1986
  • NYSC, Benue State, 1984 - 1985

Education

  • 3rd Westminster Workshop on Public Accounts Committee (House of Parliament, London)
  • Strategic Leadership (OSLP) Programme (SAID Business School University of Oxford)
  • Professional Development Course on the Canadian Taxation System (Carleton University)
  • Managing Teams for Innovation and Success Program (Stanford University School of Business)
  • Cranfield University, UK, Doctorate degree in Remote Sensing/GIS, 1996
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Master’s degree in Remote Sensing, 1990
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Post Graduate Diploma in Land Survey, 1989
  • University of Maiduguri, Bachelor’s degree in Geography, 1984
  • Government Secondary School, Gashua, 1979
  • Sabon Gari Primary School, Gashua, 1974
Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan



Ovie Omo Agege

Deputy Senate President

Ovie Omo Agege

Senatorial District

Delta Central

Party

All Progressives Congress

Phone

-

Summary

Career

  • Re-elected as Senator (APC), Delta Central Senatorial District, 2017
  • Worked in these committees: Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Marine Transport, Environment, Downstream Petroleum and Land Transport
  • Senator (LP), Delta Central Senatorial District, 2015
  • Appointed Secretary to the State Government, Delta State, 2007
  • Commissioner for Special Duties, Delta State, 2005 - 2007
  • Appointed Executive Assistant to the former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, in 2003 – 2005
  • Acting Chief Liaison Officer, PDP National/Headquarters and Presidency relations
  • Founder - Agege & Associates, 1992, which later became Agege & Esin in 1996
  • Admitted into State Bar of California, United States District Court (Central District of California) and the United States Supreme Court, Washington, DC
  • Foreign Associate - Charles O. Agege, Los Angeles, 1992
  • Co-founder - Agege & Co, Lagos, 1989
  • Attorney - Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence, Nigerian Police Force in Ilorin, Kwara, (NYSC) 1987 – 1988
  • Pat Okupa & Co Law firm, Lagos, 1987
  • Called to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, 1986

Education

  • Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Masters of Law Degree, 2002
  • University of Benin, Bachelor’s Degree in Law, 1985
  • St. George’s Grammar School, Obinomba, Delta State.



Speaker, House of Representatives

Femi Gbajabiamila

Federal Constituency

Surulere I

Party

All Progressives Congress

Birth date

1962-06-25

Phone

08037181508

Email

Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Femi_Gbajabiamila

Summary

Target Achievement(s): Independence of Legislature.In the 6th and 7th Assembly of the House of Representatives, he presented the highest number of Bills. One of his far-reaching Bills is the Interest-Free Student Loan among others.

Legislative Interest(s): Independence of Legislature, welfare.

  • Student at University of Lagos
  • Student at Marshall Law School, USA
  • Federal Representative at House of Representatives from May 2011 to May 2019
  • Majority Leader at House of Representatives from June 2015 to May 2019

Career

  • Elected Leader of the 8th House of Representatives on July 28, 2015
  • Re-elected ACN leader and leader of the opposition, 2011
  • Re-elected in 2007 and elected as Action Congress (AC) leader and Minority Whip of the House.
  • House of Representatives Member (AD), Surulere 1 Federal Constituency, 2003
  • Founder of Femi Gbaja and Co in 2001.

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta Georgia, Juris Doctorate, 1998
  • Nigerian Law School/Nigerian Bar, 1984
  • University of Lagos for LLB (Bachelor of Law) degree, 1983
  • King Williams College, Isle of Man, United Kingdom, A Levels,1980
  • Igbobi College, Yaba,1973 - 1978
  • Mainland Preparatory School, Lagos
Femi Gbajabiamila



Ahmed Idris

Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives

Ahmed Idris

Federal Constituency

Wase

Party

All Progressives Congress

Birth date

1964-06-01

Phone

08035920149

Email

Summary

Target Achievement(s): Portable drinking water, Road construction, Good governance and sound education

Legistlative Interest(s): WATER, WORKS, EDUCATION AND APPROPRIATION.

  • Federal Representative at House of Representatives from May 2011 to May 2019
  • Chairman at Federal Character Committee (Reps) from 2011 to May 2019
  • Committee Member at Environment Committee (Senate) until May 2015
  • Committee Member at Pension Committee (Reps) until May 2015
  • Committee Member at Poverty Alleviation Committee (Reps) until May 2015
  • Committee Member at Air Force Committee (Reps) until May 2015
  • Committee Member at Public Accounts Committee (Reps) until May 2015
  • Committee Member at FCT Area Councils and Ancillary Matters Committee (Reps) until May 2015
  • Federal Representative at House of Representatives from May 2007 to May 2011

Career

  • Deputy House Leader of the Federal House of Representatives, 2018 – 2019.
  • Member of the Federal Government Delegation to the 89th Session of the United Nations General Assembly held in New York, United States, 2016.
  • Governing Council Member of the National Institute of Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), 2015
  • Member into the Federal House of Representatives in Nigeria, 2007
  • Executive Secretary of State Pilgrims Board, Plateau State, 2005 – 2006
  • He worked in the following committees: Federal Character, Environment, Emergency & Disaster, Public Account, Area Council, Housing and Habitat, Capital Market, Poverty Alleviation, Petroleum (Upstream), Justice, Public Petitions and Labour, Youth and Employment
  • Head of Section, Civil & Maintenance, Works Dept. C.O.E., Gindiri
  • Member, Sub-Establishment Committee, C.O.E., Gindiri
  • Chairman, Non-Academic Staff Union, C.O.E., Gindiri (1989-1994)
  • Chairman, Senior Staff Welfare Committee (1990-1993)
  • Chairman, Joint Academic & Non-Academic Staff Union of Plateau State Tertiary Institutions (1992-1994)
  • President, Civil Eng. Students Asso., Kaduna Poly Branch (1994-1995)
  • Dir. Of organization, Gamji Memorial Club, KadPoly Branch (1994-1995)
  • Chairman, Non-Academic Staff Union, Plateau State Council (1999-2002)

Education

  • Kaduna State Polytechnic, Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering, 1995
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government, United States, Executive Certificate in Strategic Governance, 2016
  • LSB Primary School, Bashar, Plateau State, FSLC, 1978
  • Government Secondary school, Dengi, Plateau State