FAQ: Who Is The Current Deputy Senate President Of Nigeria?

Who is the Senate President and Speaker of House of Representative in Nigeria?

National Assembly (Nigeria)

National Assembly
President of the Senate Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (APC) since 11 June 2019
Speaker of the House Femi Gbajabiamil (APC) since 11 June 2019
Structure
Seats 469 109 Senators 360 Representatives

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Who’s the current Senate president?

The President of the Nigerian Senate is the presiding officer of the Senate of Nigeria, elected by its membership. The Senate President is second in line for succession to the Nigerian presidency, after the Vice President of Nigeria. The current President of the Senate is Senator Ahmed Lawan.

Who is the first female deputy senate president in Nigeria?

Patricia Etteh

Patricia Olubunmi Foluke Etteh
Deputy Babangida Nguroje
Preceded by Aminu Bello Masari
Succeeded by Dimeji Bankole
Personal details

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How many senators does Nigeria have in 2020?

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.

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Who is the current deputy speaker of the House of Representatives in Nigeria?

House of Representatives (Nigeria)

House of Representatives
Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, APC since 11 June 2019
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Ahmed Idris Wase, APC since 11 June 2019
Structure
Seats 360

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Who is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives 2020?

The current House speaker is Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California. She was elected to a fourth (second consecutive) term as speaker on January 3, 2021, the first day of the 117th Congress.

Who is the longest serving senator in Nigeria?

Nigeria’s longest serving senator, David Mark who was president of the 6th and 7th Assembly is from here. David Mark was first elected in 1999 and left at the end of his 5th term in the Senate in 2019 (after serving for 20 years).

Who is the Senate minority leader 2020?

Majority and Minority Leaders

Congress Majority Leader Minority Leader
115th Congress (2017–2019) Mitch McConnell (R-KY) 31 Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)
116th Congress (2019–2021) Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)
117th Congress (2021–2023)32 Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

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How is the Senate president elected?

A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the vice president. The president pro tempore (or, “president for a time”) is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.

Who is the youngest governor in Nigeria?

Chukwuebuka Anisiobi is the youngest governor to rule in Nigeria at the age of 16.

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Who was the first female Senate president?

On October 19, 1943, for the first time, a woman formally took up the gavel as the Senate’s presiding officer. In the absence of the vice president and the president pro tempore, the duties of the chair were assigned to Arkansas senator Hattie Caraway.

Who is the female governor in Nigeria?

Dame Virginia Ngozi Etiaba, CON (born 11 November 1942) was the Governor of Anambra State, a state in south-east Nigeria, from November 2006 to February 2007. She is the first female governor in Nigeria’s history.

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