6th National Assembly

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The 6th National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature inaugurated on June 5, 2007 and the assembly ran its course till June 6, 2011.[citation needed] The assembly comprises the Senate and the House of Representatives. 251 representatives were elected as member of the House of Representative while 109 members were elected as member of the senate, making a total of 360 members all together.[1][2]

Presiding officers[edit source | edit]

The Senate President presides over the Senate, the higher chamber while the Speaker presides over the House of Representatives.[3][4] David Mark, the Senate President of the 5th National Assembly was re-elected on the platform of People's Democratic Party and Dimeji Bankole, the Speaker of the House of Representatives succeeded Patricia Etteh, who was forced to resign on alleged mismanagement of funds.[5][6][7][8]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ā†‘ "New Senate President, House Speaker Emerge Next Monday". TheNigerianVoice. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ā†‘ "The upper Legislative Arm of the National Assembly". Senatorarise.com. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ā†‘ 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)
  4. ā†‘ "David Mark, Ekweremadu: The last men standing in Senate leadership". Vanguard News. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ā†‘ "how five house of reps speakers dumped PDP". Dailytrust.com. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ā†‘ "David Mark vows to remain in PDP even as last man standing". premiumtimesng.com. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ā†‘ "SARAKI to succeed DAVID MARK as Senate President". Encomium Magazine. Retrieved 20 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ā†‘ "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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