Meet the 10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State

Leah TwakiApril 24, 202410 min

Eleven lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Adamawa State – three in the Senate and eight in the House of Representatives. This article by Catherine Onyeka tells you about them and the constituencies they represent.

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Adamawa State, also known as the Land of Beauty was created on 27th August 1991 from the defunct Gongola State with Yola as its Capital. It is located in the North-East of Nigeria. It sits on a land area of 36, 917 square kilometres making it one the largest States in Nigeria at 8th just behind Zamfara at 7th.

It is bordered to the Northwest by Borno State, Gombe State to the West and Taraba State to the Southwest. It also shares International borders with Cameroon to the East. The State has 3 Senatorial Districts, 8 Federal Constituencies and 21 Local Government Areas.

Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) currently governs it having emerged as governor in 2023.

Senators from Adamawa state:

Adamawa has three senators representing the three senatorial districts. 

They are:

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Senator Aminu Iya Abass

Senator Aminu Iya Abass 

The 50-year-old  lawmaker is a first-term senator representing Adamawa Central senatorial district in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. He began his legislative journey in 2011 as a Member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly representing the Uba/Gaya constituency and served as the Chief Whip, Deputy Minority Leader, Minority Leader and Deputy Chief Whip. He also served as Speaker of the State Assembly between 2019 and 2023. He is currently the Chairman, science and technology in the 10th Assembly. Click on this link for more information on Sen. Abass and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly. 

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Senator Reverend Amos Yohanna

Senator Reverend Amos Yohanna

The 63-year-old lawmaker is representing Adamawa North senatorial district in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. He is a second-term Senator. Click on this link for more information on Sen. Yohanna and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly. 

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Senator  Yaroe Binos Dauda

Senator  Yaroe Binos Dauda

Senator Dauda is a two-term senator representing Adamawa South Senatorial district in the 10th Senate. Dauda contested for the Adamawa South Senatorial seat in the 2015 general elections on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) but lost. He again ran for the Senate to represent Adamawa South in the 2019 general elections under the platform of the PDP and was elected. Click on this link for more information on Sen. Dauda and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

Members of the House of Representatives from Adamawa State

There are eight members of the House of Representatives from Adamawa State. Interestingly, none of them are female. The Adamawa contingent comprises members from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the PDP. See the lineup below:

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Aliyu Wakili Boya

Rep. Aliyu Wakili Boya

The 46-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member representing the Fufore/Song Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the platform of the APC. He began his legislative journey in 2011 as Senior Chief Legislative Aide to the former Senator of Adamawa Central, Bello Tukur. He was later elected the Executive Chairman of Fufore and appointed Chairman of the Association of Local Governments in Nigeria (ALGON) for Adamawa State. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Boya and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. James Shuaibu Barka

Rep. James Shuaibu Barka

Rep. Barka was born in 1961, he is serving his first term in the House of Representatives, where he represents the Gombi/Hong Federal Constituency under the platform of the PDP. Barka was a member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly representing Hong Constituency. He was appointed Majority Leader of the Assembly in July 2003 and Speaker later on but resigned from the position following threats of impeachment on 2nd August 2010. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Barka and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Kobis Ari Thimnu

Rep. Kobis Ari Thimnu

Rep. Thimnu is a first-term Member, representing Guyuk/Shelleng Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Thimnu and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Kwamoti Bitrus Laori

Rep. Kwamoti Bitrus Laori

The 57-year-old  lawmaker is a third-term member representing Demsa/Numan/Lamurde Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly. 

He was a Member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly for two consecutive terms from 2007 to 2015, representing the Numan Local Government Area State Constituency where he served as Chief Whip, Deputy Speaker, and chairman of various Committees of the House and eventually as Speaker of the State House. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Laori and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Mohammed Inuwa Bassi

Rep. Mohammed Inuwa Bassi

The 64-year-old  lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing the Mayo Belwa / Ganye /Jada /Toungo Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. 

The lawmaker was a former Member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Bassi and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Zakaria Dauda Nyampa

Rep. Zakaria Dauda Nyampa

The 51-year-old  lawmaker is a second term Member, representing the Madagali/Michika Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. The lawmaker has fostered bills on security, infrastructural development, and youth empowerment. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Nyampa and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Jaafar Magaji

Rep. Jaafar Magaji 

The 55-year-old lawmaker is a second-term Member, representing the Maiha/Mubi North/Mubi South Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the APC. His victory was upheld after the court sacked Rep. Jingi Rufai of the PDP. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Magaji and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State
Rep. Abubakar Baba Zango

Rep. Abubakar Baba Zango

The 60-year-old lawmaker represents Yola-North/Yola South/Gire Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the APC. His victory was upheld after the court sacked Hon. Mohammed Salihu of the PDP. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Zango and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

Leah Twaki

A Chemistry graduate, excels as a social media manager, digital journalist, and content creator with an interdisciplinary skills blend of science and communication.

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