Kaduna Rep, Abbas sponsored 74 bills in three years | National Assembly Scorecard

Bills Tally of the nineteen federal lawmakers from Kaduna State in the Ninth National Assembly between 2019 and 2022. The State has three Senators and sixteen members of the House of Representatives who put together have 201 bills to their names
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Bills Tally of the nineteen federal lawmakers from Kaduna State in the Ninth National Assembly between 2019 and 2022. The State has three Senators and sixteen members of the House of Representatives who put together, have 201 bills to their names

 

 

 

 

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SCORECARD

Kaduna

 

Tajudeen Abbas
The lawmaker representing Zaria Federal Constituency is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Chairman of the House Committee on Land Transport. He has the highest number of bills sponsored by any lawmaker from the North-West State; having 74 bills to his credit in the period under review.

READ ALSO: MIDTERM: Sani, Abbas lead in Kaduna haul of 148 bills

Gwani Gideon Lucas
Representing Kaura Federal Constituency in the federal parliament, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker has so far sponsored 30 bills since 2019, the third highest by any federal lawmaker from the State.

Muhammad Garba Datti
A ranking lawmaker and representative of Sabon Gari Federal Constituency in the Ninth National Assembly, he has ten Bills to his name in the period under review.

Magaji Amos Gwamna
A member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), the Jaba/Zangon Kataf federal legislator sponsored nine bills over the last three years

Shehu Balarabe
The All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker has six bills to his credit since his election to the Green Chamber in 2019. He represents Birnin Gwari/Giwa Federal Constituency.

 

Hamza Ibrahim
The lawmaker representing Soba Federal Constituency has sponsored five pieces of legislation in the period under review.

 

Chawai Zakari Mukhtar
The representative of Kauru Federal Constituency at the federal parliament has five bills to his credit over the last three years.

Umar Barde Yakubu
In the period under review, the lawmaker representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency at the Green Chamber has sponsored four pieces of legislation. 

 

Gabriel Saleh Zock
Representing Kachia/Kagarko Federal Constituency, the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker has sponsored three bills since 2019.

 

Ahmed Munnir
The lawmaker representing Lere Federal Constituency has sponsored three bills in the period under review.

Rep. Munir emerged as lawmaker in the Green Chamber following the death of the previous occupant of the seat, Suleiman Aliyu Lere who died in April 2021.

 

Ladan Mukhtar Shehu
The Makarfi/Kudan Representative in the federal parliament boasts of two bills in the period under review.

 

Garba Shehu Nicholas
The lawmaker representing Jema’a/Sanga Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives has sponsored one piece of legislation since his election to the legislative chamber in 2019.

Lawmakers who did not sponsor any bills in the period under review are:

  • Suleiman Samaila – Kaduna North Federal Constituency
  • Hamisu Ibrahim – Ikara/Kubau Federal Constituency
  • Zayyad Ibrahim – Igabi Federal Constituency
  • Ahmed Mukhtar – Kaduna South Federal Constituency

 

 

READ ALSO: Rep Monguno leads Borno Bills Chart with 53 Bills | National Assembly Scorecard

 

 

SENATORS SCORECARD

Kaduna

 

Uba Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District has 31 bills to his name, including a bill seeking to establish a Federal College of Education, Giwa, which has been passed by the Red Chamber.

The first-term lawmaker and member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is also one of the top lawmakers in the Ninth National Assembly in the area of Bills Productivity, with a piece of legislation he sponsored already signed into law by the President.

He chairs the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Financial institutions and joins the list of federal lawmakers seeking to occupy the top seat at their State Government House by May 2023.

 

Suleiman Abdu Kwari

The Senator representing Kaduna North in the National Assembly has 15 Bills in his name, which are at various stages of legislative consideration. Prominent among these bills are:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Bill
  • Federal College of Crop Science and Technology, Lere, Kaduna State
  • Witness Protection and Management Bill
  • Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition (Enactment) Bill
  • Public Interest Disclosure and Complaints (Enactment) Bill
  • Code of Conduct and Anti-Corruption Tribunal Act (Amendment) Bill
  • Armed Forces (Joint Security Operation and Synergy, etc) Bill
  • Tertiary Education Reform Bill
  • Terrorism Prevention and Prohibition Act
  • Forfeited Asset Management Authority (Enactment) Bill
  • Constitution Alteration Bill
  • Constitution Alteration Bill
  • Constitution Alteration Bill

A former member of the House of Representatives, Senator Kwari, who currently chairs the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, was Finance Commissioner in Kaduna before his election to the National Assembly in 2019.

 

Danjuma La’ah

La’ah is a two-term Senator representing Kaduna South and the only Senator elected under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from Kaduna State.

Deputy Minority Whip of the Nigerian Senate, he has three bills to his name, namely:

1. Federal University Manchok, Kaduna State (Establishment, etc) Bill 2019

2. National Groundnut Production, Processing and Research Institute, Kafanchan, Kaduna State (Establishment) Bill 2022

3. Federal Medical Centre Kafanchan, Kaduna State (Establishment) Bill 2022

In the build-up to the 2023 National Assembly election, he lost his return ticket to Sunday Marshall Katung; a development many analysts describe as a setback for the continuous dominance of the PDP in the zone.

 

 

 

 

READ ALSO: Rep Sergius Ogun sponsored 35% of Bills by Edo lawmakers | National Assembly Scorecard

 

 

Editor’s Note: OrderPaper’s appraisal of lawmakers in the core areas of lawmaking is without prejudice to the lawmaker’s performance in the areas of oversight and representation.

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