7th Nigeria National Assembly

The 7th National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature inaugurated on June 6, 2011 and the assembly will run its course till June 6, 2015.[1] The assembly comprises the Senate and the House of Representatives. The House of Representative consists of 360 elected members and the Senate, a total of 109 members from which 73 were newly elected and 36 were re-elected across the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria.[2][3]David Mark, the Senate President of the 6th National Assembly was re-elected on the platform of People's Democratic Party and Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Speaker of the House of Representatives was also re-elected on the same platform following the April 11, general election.[4][5]

7th National Assembly
6th National Assembly 8th National Assembly
National Assembly Building
Meeting placeNational Assembly Complex
TermJune 6, 2011 – June 6, 2015
ElectionNigerian general election, 2011
WebsiteOfficial website
Senate PresidentDavid Mark
Party controlPeople's Democratic Party
House of Representatives
Speaker of the HouseAminu Waziri Tambuwal
Party controlAll Progressive Congress


Principal officersEdit

Officers of the SenateEdit

The table below outlined the Principal Officers of the Senate.

Name Position Party State
David Mark Senate President PDP Benue State
Ike Ekweremadu Deputy Senate President PDP Enugu State
Victor Ndoma Egba Majority Leader Senate PDP Cross River
Ahmed Abdul Ningi Deputy Majority Leader Senate PDP Bauchi State
George Akume Minority leader Senate APC Benue State
Ahmad Rufa'i Sani Deputy Minority Leader Senate APC Zamfara State
Amelio Oladele Bello Deputy Chief Whip Senate PDP Oyo State
Ganiyu Olarewaju Solomon Minority Whip Senate APC Lagos State
Bello Hayatu Gwarzo Chief Whip Senate PDP Kano

Officers of the House of RepresentativeEdit

  • Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal – Speaker House of Representatives
  • Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha – Deputy Speaker House of Representatives
  • Hon. Mulikat Akande Adeola – House Leader
  • Hon. Ishaka Mohammed Bawa -Majority Whip
  • Hon. Leonard Okuweh Ogor -Deputy House Leader
  • Hon. Ahmed Mukhtar Mohammed – Deputy Chief Whip
  • Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila – Minority Leader
  • Hon. Samson Raphael Osagie – Minority Whip
  • Hon. Kawu Sumaila – Deputy Minority Leader
  • Hon. Garba Datti Muhammad – Deputy Minority Whip


  1. ^ Our Correspondent. "New Telegraph – 3rd Session: 7th Senate's scorecard". newtelegraphonline.com. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  2. ^ "New Senate President, House Speaker Emerge Next Monday". TheNigerianVoice. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  3. ^ "The upper Legislative Arm of the National Assembly". Senatorarise.com. Archived from the original on 23 February 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  4. ^ "David's Marks at three". Vanguard News. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  5. ^ "SARAKI to succeed DAVID MARK as Senate President". Encomium Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2015.

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