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Posted by: Asphalt
« on: April 25, 2021, 09:39:23 PM »

The comprehensive list of the current Senators in Nigeria include their political affiliation, that is, the political party they are affiliated to, and the senatorial district in which they represent at the upper chamber. These details have been revised for the year 2021, as at the time of updating this post.

The Senate is the upper chamber of the Nigerian National Assembly, the legislative arm of the government saddled with the responsibility of making laws for the people. 109 senators represents the Nigerian population at the senate: with three senators each from the thirty six states and one from the FCT makes the tally. The lower chamber is the House of Representatives.

The senators serve for a term of four years, with the liberty to re-contest for the position more than once. Aside making laws, they serve to check and balance the functions of the federal government. The chamber also function to either approve or disapprove some of the president's appointment. Also included in the list of functions performed by the Senate is the consent of treaties of foreign government.

The Senate has the presiding officer referred to as the ‘Senate President,’ and he's the third in the Nigerian presidential succession accordance, being behind only to the President and the Vice President. His primary function is to oversee the proceedings in the Senate. Assisting the president of the Senate is the Deputy President of the Senate. Other principal officers in the Senate include the Majority Leader, Deputy Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy Minority Leader, Chief Whip, Deputy Chief Whip, Minority Whip, and Deputy Minority Whip. There are several Committees in the Senate chaired by their respective Committee Chairmen. Currently, there are sixty three of such committees.

The Number Of APC & PDP Senators In The Nigerian Senate

In the Senate, the party with the most numbers of senators is the Majority Party. Conversely, the other party or parties, as the case may be which doesn't qualify as the majority party consist the Minority in the chamber. These two section in the chamber have their leaders and principal officers elected by their members. The present ninth Senate has it's president as Sen. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan of the All Progressive Congress, who pairs up with his fellow party man, Ovie Omo-Agege as the deputy Senate President.

Presently, the All Progressive Congress, APC, controls the upper chamber with sixty five (65) senators. The opposition People's Democratic Party, PDP has fourty three (43) senators, and the Young Progressive Party, YPP has only one (1) single senator.

List Of Nigerian Senators And Their Constituencies 2021

Made below is an updated table of the 109 senators representing the different Constituencies in Nigeria. Their party affiliation is also represented in the table.

S/NSenatorsPolitical PartyConstituency
1Enyinnaya AbaribePDPAbia South
2Theodore AhamefulePDPAbia Central
3Kalu Orji UzorAPCAbia North
4Ishaku Elisha CliffPDPAdamawa North
5Yaroe Binos DaudaPDPAdamawa South
6Dahiru Aishatu AhmedAPCAdamawa Central
7Akpan Bassey AlbertPDPAkwa Ibom North East
8Christopher Stephen EkpenyongPDPAkwa Ibom North West
9Eyakenyi Akon EtimPDPAkwa Ibom South
10Stella OduahPDPAnambra North
11Uche Lilian EkwunifePDPAnambra Central
12Ifeanyi UbahYPPAnambra South
13Lawal GumauAPCBauchi South
14Jika Dauda HalliruAPCBauchi Central
15Bulkachuwa Adamu MuhammadAPCBauchi North
16Degi Eremienyo Biobaraku WangagraAPCBayelsa East
17Diri DouyePDPBayelsa Central
18Ewhrudjakpo LawrencePDPBayelsa West
19Gabriel SuswamPDPBenue North East
20Emmanuel Yisa Orker-JevPDPBenue North West
21Patrick Abba MoroPDPBenue South
22Kyari Abubakar ShaibAPCBorno North
23Kashim ShettimaAPCBorno Central
24Ali NdumeAPCBorno South
25Oko Rose OkojiPDPCross River North
26Onor Sandy OjangPDPCross River Central
27Gershom BasseyPDPCross River South
28Ovie Omo-AgegeAPCDelta Central
29Peter NwaoboshiPDPDelta North
30James Ebiowou ManagerPDPDelta South
31Egwu Samuel OminyiPDPEbonyi North
32Ogba Joseph ObinnaPDPEbonyi Central
33Micheal Ama NnachiPDPEbonyi South
34Ordia Akhimienmona ClifffordPDPEdo Central
35Alimikhena Francis AsekhameAPCEdo North
36Urhoghide Matthew AisagbonriodionPDPEdo South
37Adetunmbi Olubunmi AyodejiAPCEkiti North
38Bamidele Micheal OpeyemiAPCEkiti Central
39Adeyeye Clement AdedayoAPCEkiti South
40Nnamani Chimaroke OgbonniaPDPEnugu East
41Ike EkweremaduPDPEnugu West
42Utazi Godfrey ChukwukaPDPEnugu North
43Danjuma GojeAPCGombe Central
44Amos Bulus KilawangsAPCGombe South
45Alkali Saidu AhmedAPCGombe North
46Onyewuchi Ezenwa FrancisPDPImo East
47Rochas OkorochaAPCImo West
48Benjamin UwajumoguAPCImo North
49Mohammed SaboAPCJigawa South West
50Hassan Ibrahim HadeijaAPCJigawa North East
51Sankara Danladi AbdullahiAPCJigawa North West
52Sani UbaPDPKaduna Central
53Kwari Suleiman AbduAPCKaduna North
54Laah Danjuma TellaAPCKaduna South
55Ibrahim ShekarauAPCKano Central
56Barau JibrinAPCKano North
57Gaya Ibrahim KabiruAPCKano South
58Babba Ahmad KaitaAPCKatsina North
59Mandiya BelloAPCKatsina South
60Abdullahi KabirAPCKatsina Central
61Abdullahi Abubakar YahayaAPCKebbi North
62Adamu Mainasara Aliero MuhammadAPCKebbi Central
63Na Allah Bala IbnAPCKebbi South
64Yakubu OseniAPCKogi Central
65Jibrin IsahAPCKogi East
66Smart AdeyemiAPCKogi West
67Umar Suleiman SadiqAPCKwara North
68Oloriegbe Yahaya IbrahimAPCKwara Central
69Ashiru Oyelola YisaAPCKwara South
70Remi TinubuAPCLagos Central
71Osinowo Sikiru AdebayoAPCLagos East
72Adeola Solomon OlamilekanAPCLagos West
73Akwashiki GodiyaAPCNasarawa East
74Abdullahi AdamuAPCNasarawa North
75Tanko Al-MakuraAPCNasarawa South
76Mohammed Sani MusaAPCNiger East
77Abdullahi Aliyu SabiAPCNiger North
78Bima Muhammad EnagiAPCNiger South
79Ibikunle AmosunAPCOgun Central
80Mustapha Ramoni OlalekanAPCOgun East
81Odebiyi Tolulope AkinremiAPCOgun West
82Boroface Robert AjayiAPCOndo North
83Akinyelure Patrick AyoPDPOndo Central
84Nicholas TofowomoPDPOndo South
85Surajudeen Ajibola BasiruAPCOsun Central
86Fadahunsi Francis AdenigbaPDPOsun East
87Oriolowo Adelere AdeyemiAPCOsun West
88Folarin Teslim KolawoleAPCOyo Central
89Buhari AbdulfataiAPCOyo North
90Kola Ademola BalogunPDPOyo South
91Ignatius Datong LongjanAPCPlateau South
92Dimka Hezekiah AyubaAPCPlateau Central
93Gyang Istifanus DungPDPPlateau North
94Thompson SekiboPDPRivers East
95Mpigi BarinadaPDPRivers South East
96Apiafi JocelynPDPRivers West
97Gobir Ibrahim AbdullahiAPCSokoto East
98Aliyu WamakkoAPCSokoto North
99Shehu Abubakar TambuwalAPCSokoto South
100Bwacha EmmanuelPDPTaraba South
101Yusuf Abubakar YusufAPCTaraba Central
102Isa Shuaibu LauPDPTaraba North
103Gaidam Ibrahim AlhajiAPCYobe East
104Ahmed LawanAPCYobe North
105Bomai Ibrahim MohammedAPCYobe South
106Ya'U SahabiPDPZamfara North
107Mohammed HassanPDPZamfara Central
108Lawali Hassan AnkaPDPZamfara West
109Tanimu Philip AdudaPDPFCT

From the above list, the concentration of the PDP a are in the southern part of the country while that of the majority APC are in the North. That's all for the list of senators which are in the country, as presently. Nevertheless, you wouldn't mind to checkout the richest people in Nigeria. Would you? The next general election into the Nigerian would be in 2023, after most of the Senators four year term are due.