North Central: Presiding Officers of State Assemblies | Parliament Spotlight

Olamilekan Quadri AlimiJuly 4, 20237 min

A spotlight on the Speakers and Deputy Speakers, and data on the total number of legislators in the six (6) State Houses of Assembly of Nigeria’s North Central geopolitical zone

 

 

 

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KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
(10th Assembly)

Members: 24

LEGISLATIVE SESSION Speaker Deputy Speaker
10th Assembly Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu Hon. Emmanuel Ojo Oyebode
Ilesa/Gwanara State Constituency Oke-Ogun State Constituency 
2019 till date 2023 till date
All Progressives Congress (APC)

 

Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu (Speaker)

Legislative Experience: Second-term Member, KWHA (2019 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

Hon. Emmanuel Ojo Oyebode (Deputy Speaker) 

Legislative Experience: Second-term Member, KWHA (2019 till date)

Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture and National Resources (2019- 2023)

All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

Executive Experience

Councillor, Ipee Ward, Oyun Local Government Area, Kwara State (2007- 2010)

 

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KOGI STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
(8th Assembly)

Members: 25

LEGISLATIVE SESSION Speaker Deputy Speaker
8th Assembly Rt. Hon. Aliu Umar Yusuf  Hon. Enema Paul
Lokoja State Constituency II  Dekina Okura State Constituency
2023 till date 2023 till date
All Progressives Congress (APC)

 

Rt. Hon. Aliu Umar Yusuf  (Speaker)

Legislative Experience: First-term Member (2023 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

Hon. Enema Paul (Deputy Speaker)

Legislative Experience: Second-term Member (2019 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

 

 

NIGER STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
(10th Assembly)

Members: 25

 

LEGISLATIVE SESSION Speaker Deputy Speaker
10th Assembly Rt. Hon. Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji Hon. Afiniki Eunice Dauda
Mariga State Constituency  Gurara State Constituency
2023 till date 2023 till date
All Progressives Congress (APC)

 

 

Rt. Hon. Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji (Speaker)

Legislative Experience: First-term Member (2023 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

Executive Experience:
(1) 
Former Commissioner for Local Government Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, Niger State.

(2) Two-time Chairman, Mariga Local Government Council, Niger State

 

Hon. Afiniki Eunice Dauda (Deputy Speaker)

Legislative Experience: First-term Member (2023 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

 

BENUE STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
(10th Assembly)

Members: 32

 

 

LEGISLATIVE SESSION Speaker Deputy Speaker
10th Assembly Rt. Hon. Hyacinth Aondona Dajoh      Hon. Lami Danladi
Gboko West State Constituency Ado State Constituency
2023 till date 2023 till date
All Progressives Congress (APC)

 

Rt. Hon. Hyacinth Aondona Dajoh (Speaker)

Legislative Experience: First-term Member (2023 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

Hon. Lami Danladi (Deputy Speaker)

Legislative Experience: First-term Member (2023 till date)
All Progressives Congress (APC) 

 

 

PLATEAU STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
(10th Assembly)

Members: 24

 

LEGISLATIVE SESSION Speaker Deputy Speaker
10th Assembly Rt. Hon. Moses Sule  Hon. Fom Dalyop Gwottson
Mikang State Constituency  Jos South State Constituency
2023 till date 2023 till date
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) 

 

Rt. Hon. Moses Sule (Speaker) 

Legislative Experience: First-term Member (2023 till date)
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) 

Executive Experience: Former Vice Chairman, Mikang Local Government Area, Plateau State

 

Hon. Fom Dalyop Gwottson (Deputy Speaker) 

Legislative Experience: Second-term Member (2019 till date)
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) 

 

 

 

NASSARAWA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
(7th Assembly)

 

NOTE:

Irregularity and controversy had marred the Presiding Officers’ Election of the Assembly. Therefore, accurate data on the Presiding Officers’ positions are still pending.

Olamilekan Quadri Alimi

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