BLOODY BENCH WARMERS!!! ALL Northern Senators To Be Disgraced Out Of National Assembly Complex, For Contributing Absolutely Nothing For 2-Years
Emerging report indicates that former Governors, Ahmed Sani Yarima (APC, Zamfara), George Akume (APC, Benue), Danjuma Goje (APC, Gombe), Jonah Jang (PDP, Plateau), and Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC, Yobe), are among the Senators without a single bill to their names in the last two years.
Other Senators in this league are: former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Bayero Nafada (APC, Gombe), Muhammed Sabo (APC, Jigawa), Mustapha Sani (APC, Niger), Yele Omogunwa (APC, Ondo), Jeremiah Useni (PDP, Plateau). and Ibrahim Abdullahi (APC, Sokoto).
Official record from June 2015 to July 2016, showed that 16 out of the 108 Senators (Anambra vacant), are yet to have a bill to their names, less than 23 months to the expiration of their tenure.
The list of Senators who did not sponsor a single bill dropped from 28 in June, 2016, to 16 this year, as the likes of Senate President, Bukola Saraki (APC, Kwara), his predecessor David Mark (PDP, Benue), and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu (PDP, Enugu), have now presented one each.
Saraki’s bill on the establishment of the Nigerian Academy of Science, was passed on July 5, 2017, while Mark’s on the establishment of the Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, had scaled through first reading on June 13, this year.
The Senate is so far considering 552 draft laws since the inauguration of the 8th Assembly, on June 9, 2015
The three Senators from Rivers State who were sworn-in December 15, 2016, namely George Sekibo (PDP), Magnus Abe (APC), and Osinakachukwu Ideozu (PDP), had zero bills.
Others in this group are: Shuaibu Lau (PDP, Taraba North), and Senator Ademola Adeleke (PDP, Osun), who were sworn-in July, this year, days before the Federal Lawmakers embarked on their annual recess.
Stella Odua (PDP, Anambra), Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi), and Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (APC, Yobe), have 14 bills each.
Barau Jibrin (APC, Kano) and Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti) had 13 bills each, followed by Babajide Omoworare (APC, Osun) who sponsored 12 bills.
Former Anambra State Governor Theodore Orji (PDP, Abia), Mao Ohuabunwa (PDP, Abia), and Obinna Ogba (PDP, Ebonyi), sponsored 11 bills each.
While Isah Misau (APC, Bauchi) and Philip Aduda (PDP, FCT) have 10 bills each, the trio of Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP, Bayelsa), Umaru Kurfi (APC, Katsina), and David Umaru (APC, Niger), sponsored nine bills each.
Ekweremadu who had no bill last year, has eight bills now, while Ibrahim Gobir (APC, Sokoto), also has eight bills.
Senators Samuel Egwu (PDP, Ebony), Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna), Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa), Olarenwaju Tejuosho (APC, Ogun), Buhari Abdulfatai (APC, Oyo), and Adesoji Akanbi (APC, Oyo), sponsored seven bills each.
Others with seven bills are: Barnabas Gemade (APC, Benue), Rose Oko (PDP, Cross River), Francis Alimikhena (APC, Edo), Matthew Urhoghide (PDP, Edo), Chukuwuka Utazi (PDP, Enugu), Hope Uzodinma (PDP, Imo), Kabiru Gaya (APC, Kano), Olugbenga Ashafa (APC, Lagos), and Tijjani Yahaya Kaura (APC, Zamfara).
Those with five bills each are: Aliyu Wamakko (APC, Sokoto), John Enoh (PDP, Cross River), Peter Nwaboshi (PDP, Delta), Gilbert Nnaji (PDP, Enugu), Samuel Anyanwu (PDP, Imo), Buruji Kashamu (APC, Ogun), Robert Boroffice (APC, Ondo), Rafiu Ibrahim (APC, Kwara), and Joshua Dariye(APC, Plateau).
The Senators with four bills are: Nelson Effiong (APC, Akwa Ibom), Suleiman Nazif (APC, Bauchi), Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta), Duro Faseyi (PDP, Ekiti), Joshua Lidani (PDP, Gombe), Bukar Mustapha (APC, Katsina), Shaaba Lafiagi (APC, Kwara), and Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos).
Senators Ali Wakili (APC, Bauchi), Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai (APC, Borno), Bassey Albert Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom), Clifford Ordia (PDP, Edo), Muhammad Shitu (APC, Jigawa), Abu Ibrahim (APC, Katsina), Adamu Aliero (APC, Kebbi), Ali Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger), Gbolahan Dada (APC, Ogun), Tayo Alasoadura (APC, Ondo), Monsurat Sunmonu (APC, Oyo), and Muhammed Hassan (PDP, Yobe), had sponsored three bills each.
Lawmakers with two bills are: Abdul Aziz Nyako (APC, Adamawa), Ahmad Abubakar (APC, Adamawa), Godswill Akpabio (PDP, Akwa Ibom), Foster Ogola (PDP, Bayelsa), James Manager (PDP, Delta), Fatima Raji-Razaki (PDP, Ekiti), Abubakar Gumel (APC, Jigawa), Danjuma La’ah (PDP, Kaduna), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (APC, Kano), Ahmed Ogembe (PDP, Kogi), Olusola Adeyeye (APC, Osun), Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP, Taraba), and Kabir Marafa (APC, Zamfara).
The review showed that Saraki, Mark, Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP, Abia), Binta Masi Garba (APC, Adamawa), Paulker Emmanuel (PDP, Bayelsa), Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno), Gershom Bassey (PDP, Cross River), Sonni Ogbuoji (PDP, Ebonyi), Benjamin Uwajumogu (APC, Imo), Suleiman Hunkuyi (APC, Kaduna), Yahaya Abdullahi (APC, Kebbi), Atai Aidoko Usman (PDP, Kogi), Philip Gyunka (PDP, Nasarawa), Suleiman Adokwe (PDP, Nasarawa), and Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf (APC, Taraba) sponsored one bill each.