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5th National Assembly

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The 5th National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature inaugurated on June 3, 2003 and the assembly ran its course till June 5, 2007.[1][2] The assembly comprises the Senate and the House of Representatives. 360 representatives were elected as member of the House of Representative while 109 members were elected as member of the senate, making a total of 469 members all together across the six geopolitical zones.[3]

Presiding officers[edit source | edit]

The Senate President presides over the Senate, the higher chamber while the Speaker presides over the House of Representatives.[4][5] Adolphus Wabara was elected as Senate President on the platform of the People's Democratic Party and Aminu Bello Masari, the Speaker of the House of Representatives succeeded Ghali Umar Na'Abba, the speaker of the 4th Assembly.[6][7][8][9]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. "Nigeria: President Dissolves National Assembly". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Federal Inland Revenue Service and Taxation Reforms in Democratic Nigeria". google.co.uk. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "The upper Legislative Arm of the National Assembly". Senatorarise.com. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Leadership Newspaper (12 April 2015). "Senate Presidency: Who 'Marks Out' David Mark?". Nigerian News from Leadership News. Archived from the original on 15 April 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "David Mark, Ekweremadu: The last men standing in Senate leadership". Vanguard News. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "How five house of reps speakers dumped pdp". Daily Trust News. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. "David Mark vows to remain in PDP even as "last man standing" - Premium Times Nigeria". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. "SARAKI to succeed DAVID MARK as Senate President". Encomium Magazine. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. "Tambuwal's ancestors". Thisdaylive.com. Archived from the original on 9 June 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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