Nigeria Second Republic Senators

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Nigeria Second Republic Senators are the Senators elected in the Second Republic. Nigeria Second Republic Senators existed from 1979 to 1983. Nigeria Second Republic Senators were elected to represent their state and senatorial district in the National Assembly.

This write-up will focus on:

  • Nigeria Second Republic Senators names.
  • Nigeria Second Republic Senators senatorial district.
  • Nigeria Second Republic Senators renumeration.
  • Nigeria Second Republic Senators numbers of adopted resolutions.
  • What lead to the dissolved of Nigeria Second Republic Senators.
  • When Nigeria Second Republic Senators election was conducted and number of seat(s) won by each political party in each state of the federation.

Nigeria Second Republic Senators

NIGERIA SECOND REPUBLIC SENATORS NAMES AND THIER SENATORIAL DISTRICT

1. Senator Issa Obaro – Kwara South.

2. Senator Jonathan Akinremi Olawale Odebiyi – Egbado North-South.

3. Senator Emmanuel Kayode Ogunleye – Ondo East.

4. Senator Simeon Mba Ojukwu – Umuahia

5. Senator Charles Okwu Basil – Anambra.

6. Senator Justus Olabode Olu – Kwara South-East.

7. Senator John Wash Pam – Jos.

8. Senator Ahmadu Damyama Rufai – Bauchi Central.

9. Senator Abdulkadir Yalwaji Saleh – Bauchi North.

10. Senator Sanda Bukar – Borno West.

11. Senator Abubakar Olusola SarakiIlorin / Asa.

12. Senator Sikiru Ayodeji Shitta – Bay , Lagos.

13. Senator Samuel Olu Sogbein – Odeda / Obafemi / Owode.

14. Senator Joseph Sarwuan Tarka – Benue East Central.

15. Senator John Oshiomole Umolu – Bendel North.

16. Senator Jaja Anucha Wachukwu – Aba.

17. Senator Obi Wali – Rivers I, Port Harcourt.

18. Senator Ibrahim Waziri Jalo – Bauchi East.

19. Senator Sabo Bakin Zuwo – Kano Central.

20. Senator Hassan Zuru – Sokoto North.

21. Senator Amatai Zuofa – Rivers III/ Brass/Sagbama/Yenogoa.

22. Senator Luka Zanya Zing – Muri.

23. Senator Mahmud Waziri – Adamawa.

24. Senstor Illiya Galiya Audu – Wukari.

25. Senator Bello Bakori – Malum/Fasi/Funtua.

26. Senator Ameh Ebute – Benue South Central.

27. Senator Kunle Oyero – Abeokuta/Ifo/Ota.

28. Senator Oyeabo Obi – Anambra West.

29. Senator Hamisu Musa – Kano South West.

30. Ayomide Fasanmi – Ondo North.

31. Senator Jonathan Akinremi Olawale Odebiyi – Egbado North South.

32. Senator Abraham Aderibigbe Adesanya – Ijebu North East.

33. Senator Cornelius Adebayo – Kwara Central.

34. Senator Emmanuel Idahosa Akpata – Bendel Central.

35. Senator Joseph WayasOgoja.

36. Senator Ahmed Zakari – Kano North East.

37. Senator Jubrin Salihu – Agaie/Lapai

38. Senator Suemo Chia – Benue East.

39. Senator Hamisu Musa – Kano South West.

40. Senator Francis John Ellah – Rivers II/Ahoda/Ewere/Etche.

41. Senator Elijah Ebonine Emezie – Orlu.

42. Senator Donald Duke Etiebet – Ikot Epene.

43. Senator Ayo Fasanmi – Ondo North.

44. Senator Garba Gada – Sokoto North.

45. Senator Aliyu Muhammed Gani – Kwara North.

46. Senator Adamu Gaya – Kano South.

47. Senator Gayus Gilama – Numan.

48. Senator Nosike Ikpo – Bendel East.

49. Senator Christopher Oladosu  Ilori    –  Ife / Ilesha.

50. Senator Idrisa Kadi – Borno North Central.

51. Senator Bitrus Bzigu Kajal – Mubi.

52. Senator Emeka Patrick – Echeruo / Okigwe.

53. Senator Yusuf Aliyu Daura – Daura/Mani/Kankiye.

54. Senator Ibrahim Dimis – Bauchi South.

55. Senator Abayomi Adeyosola Durosinmi – Badagry.

56. Senator Bosiya Oyi Eberewariye – Rivers/Degema

57. Senator Offia Nwali – Anambra East.

58. Senator Cyprus Nwidonane Nunieh – River IV /Bonny/Bori.

59. Senator Haruna Musa – Kano South – West.

60.  Senator Abdullahi Mua’zu – Kontagora.

61. Senator Hamisu Musa – Sokoto West.

62. Senator Abubakar Mogaji – Suleja/Abuja.

63. Senator Garba Matta – Pankshan/Mangu/Kanam.

64. Senator Ja’Afar Mangga – Borno South.

65. Senator Jacob Kure Madaki – Kachia/Jemmaa/Saminaka.

66. Senator Ibrahim Kolo – Bida.

67. Senator Garba Kware – Sokoto Central.

68. Senator Daniel Adetola Ladega – Ijebu – Ode/Remo.

69. Senator Ahmadu Ada Alli – Benue West.

70. Senator Muhammed Girgiri Lawan – Borno North West.

71. Senator Stephen Adebanji Akinloye – Ondo Central.

72. Senator David Olatunbosun Oke – Ondo West.

73. Senator Micheal Atijosan Emmanuel Onunkun – Ondo East.

74. Senator Abba Ali – Katsina/Dutsinma.

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75. Senator Mukhtari Abdulrahim  –  Sokoto East.

76. Senator Mudashiru Akanbi Abiru – Ikorodu.

77. Senator Andrew Abogede – Benue North Central.

78. Senator Ademola Adegoke – Oyo.

79. Senator Ayoola Adegoke – Osun II

80. Senator Christopher Laogun – Osun I.

81. Senator Abraham Aderibigbe Adesanya – Ijebu North East.

82. Senator Olalere Adesina – Ibadan.

83. Senator George Asuquo Daniel – Uyo.

84. Senator Usman Alto Dambatta – Kano North Central.

85. Senator David Omueye Dafinone Bendel South.

86. Senator Garba Musa Dada – Minna/Kagara.

87. Senator Ibrahim Barau – Ikara/Zaria/Birnin Gwari.

88. Senator Umara Bama – Borno East.

89. Senator Obafemi Ayantuga – Epe.

90. Senator F. O. M. Atake – Bendel/Delta.

91. Senator Muhammed Musa Agwai – Lafia/Akwanga/Awe.

92. Senator Mohammed Uba Ahmed – Bauchi South East.

93. Senator Adeyiga Omopenu Ajayi – Ikeja.

94. Tony Anyanwu – Owerri.

95. Senator Joseph Oguah Ansa – Calabar.

96. Senator Isiah Nnamani Ani – Anambra North.

97. Senator Victor Akan – Eket.

98. Senator Nathaniel Anah – Anambra South.

99. Senator Spanner Francis Opozo –  Delta / Isoko.

Nigeria Second Republic SENATORS: NUMBERS OF PASSED RESOLUTIONS

The Senate adopted the following Resolutions: 37 Resolutions in 1979, 58 Resolutions in 1980, 97 Resolutions in 1981, 42 Resolutions in 1982 and 29 Resolutions in 1983.

NIGERIA SECOND REPUBLIC SENATORS: AMOUNT EARNED

Each Senator was paid #3,000 per month. They have no financial autonomy, no constituency project to be executed by the then Senators. Unlike now, they did not blackmail or force the ministers to award contracts neither did they attempt to run Federal Ministries and Agencies. Except the President of the Senate, the Speaker House of Representatives and their deputies none of them were given official cars.

In addition, each Senator was entitled to only five legislative aids. One legislative aid on Grade Level 12, one Confidential Secretary on Grade Level 8, a Typist on Grade Level 4, a Clerical Officer on Grade Level 4 and a Messenger on Grade Level 2.

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Nigeria Second Republic Senators, House of Representatives members and top federal civil servants, were given accommodation at 1004 Estates in Victoria Island Lagos. Their medical facilities were located at the same 1004 Estates. The medical center was headed by the present Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige. Top Federal Government official received medical attention at the same 1004 Estate Medical Center.

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Nigeria Second Republic Senators Elections

JULY 7, 1979

1. Anambra State

NPP 5 seats

2. Bauchi State

NPN 5 seats

3. Bendel State (now Edo)

NPN 1 seat ; UPN 4 seats

4. Benue State

NPN 5 seats

5. Borno State

NPN 1 seat; GNPP 4 seats.

6. Cross River State

NPN 3 seats; GNPP 2 seats.

7. Gongola State (Now Taraba)

NPN 1 seat; UPN 2 seats; GNPP 2 seats.

8. Imo State

NPP 5 seats

9. Kaduna State

NPN 3 seats; PRP 2 seats.

10. Kano State

PRP 5 seats

11. Kwara State

NPN 3 seats; UPN 2 seats.

12. Lagos State

UPN 5 seats.

13. Niger State

NPN 5 seats.

14. Ogun State

UPN 5 seats.

15. Ondo State

UPN 5 seats.

16. Oyo State

UPN 5 seats.

17. Plateau State

NPN 1 seat; NPP 4 seats.

18. Rivers State

NPN 3 seats; NPP 2 seats.

19. Sokoto State

NPN 5 seats.

AUGUST 20, 1983

In two states, Ondo and Oyo, elections to the National Assembly were delayed due to violence. The delayed polls were later held on September, 1983 to fill the vacant seats. The final composition of the Nigeria Second Republic Senators election in 1983 were:

1. National Party of Nigeria (NPN) 60 seats.

2. Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) 16 seats.

3. Nigeria’s People’s Party (NPP) 12 seats.

4. People’s Redemption Party (PRP) 5 seats

5. Greater Nigerian People’s Party (GNPP) 2 seats

6. National Advance Party (NAP)  –  Nil

And One vacant seat.

Nigeria Second Republic Senators: HOW IT WAS DISSOLVED

On December 31, 1983, Brigadier Sani Abacha, announced the overthrow of President Shehu Shagari and it was dissolved by the military.

REFERENCE

https://africaelections.tripod.com/ng.html

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