Since the advent of Buhari-led administration, here are some of the astonishing senators that have been making the Upper chamber bustling. No doubt, their contribution to the present administration, positive or otherwise have set the pace going democratically.
1. Senator Bukola Saraki
Bukola Saraki is a Nigerian politician who is the current President of the Senate of Nigeria. Previously he was Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011.
2. Senator Oluremi Tinubu
She is the former first Lady and currently a Senator representing Lagos State. She is a member of the All Progressives Congress, vibrant and article at the upper chamber of the National Assembly
3. Senator Ike Ikeweremadu
Ike Ekweremadu is a Nigerian politician and lawyer from Enugu State who has served in the Senate of Nigeria since May 2003. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
4. Senator Ben Murray Bruce
Ben Murray-Bruce, MON (born 18 February 1956) is a Nigerian business magnate and politician. He is the founder of Silverbird Group. A member of the People’s Democratic Party, he was elected to the Senate of Nigeria in March 2015, and currently represents the Bayelsa East constituency, in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
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5. Senator Stella Oduah
Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi (born January 5, 1962) was the Nigerian Minister of Aviation. She was confirmed to the post and sworn in on July 2, 2011.and was deployed to the Ministry of Aviation on July 4, 2011. She was however relieved of her duties as Minister of Aviation on 12 February 2014. She was also active in the political campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan, where she served as his campaign’s Director of Administration and Finance and currently a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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6. Senator Ali Ndume
Mohammed Ali Ndume is a Nigerian politician who was a member of the Federal House of Representatives from 2003 to 2011. He was elected to the Senate for Borno South, Borno State, Nigeria in April 2011 running on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket and now returned to the Senate as a member of the All progressives Party.
7. Senator Babajide Omowarare
Christopher Omoworare Babajide (born 31 October 1968) is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for the Osun East constituency of Osun State, Nigeria
8. Senator Godswill Akpabio
Former Akwa Ibom state governor and senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West, Senate minority leader and now Senate minority leader
9. Senator Shehu Sani
Shehu Sani (born 29 October 1967) is a Nigerian Senator, an Author, Playwright and a renown Human Rights Activist. He is the President of the Civil Right Congress of Nigeria – (CRCN) and the Chairman of Hand-in-Hand, Africa.
He was a leading figure in the struggle for the restoration of democracy in Nigeria. He has been arrested and jailed by past successive military regimes in Nigeria. He was released from life imprisonment when Democracy was restored in Nigeria in 1999. He contested and won the Kaduna Central Senatorial District on 28 March 2015.
10. Senator Dino Melaye
A civil rights activist and former member of the House of Representatives who is now a Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District.