Influential Senators in Arewa, Nigeria | 2018

Based on their support for health, education, rural development, women affairs, infrastructure and motions at the National Assembly. These are some of the most influential senators in Arewa Nigeria. We categorized them based on their track record, position held and achievements.


Sen. Binta Garba Masi

Location: Adamawa

About: She is the only female Senator from Arewa Nigeria. At 51 years she represents Adamawa North.


Sen. Muhammad Hassan

Location: Yobe

About: He strives among the senate committee and aims improve on the existing oversight roles for better accountability, transparency and effectiveness in the public service.


Sen. Kabir Marafa Garba

Location: Zamfara

About: One of the senators on sports committee, rules and business, and national population


Sen. Dino Melaye

Location: Kogi

About: Though he is a very controversial figure, he influenced the passing 100 motions and 20 bills in four years


Sen. Rabiu M. Kwankwaso

Location: Kano

About: He is one of the most influential senators in Nigeria, haven served as governor in Kano and contested several times for the highest office in Nigeria.


Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha

Location: Taraba

About: As the deputy minority leader, senator Bwacha stands as one of Arewa’s most influential senators.


Sen. Bala Naallah

Location: Kebbi

About: As the deputy majority leader, Senator Naallah is also a member of ethics, aviation and constitutional review committee


Sen. Philip Aduda Tanimu

Location: FCT

About: Senator Philip is the Minority whip and the only senator from Abuja


Sen. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Location: Yobe

About: Senator Ahmed is the majority leader of the senate. He was awarded the best Senator for Effective Oversight, NUJ.


Bukola Saraki

Location: Kwara

About: As the senate President, he is the most influential Senator in Arewa.

These are the top ten most influential senators in Arewa Nigeria in the year 2018, will see you at the of the year 2019 with a new list In sha Allah.

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