Nigeria has 109 senators representing all Nigerians from different segments of the population. although
Nigeria as a nation operates on the premises of democracy where the electorate elects their leaders through the ballot box.
Due to the large and multi diversity nature of Nigeria, in a bid to give each section a voice,
The 109 senators are elected from the 36 states and divided into 3 senatorial districts while the Federal Capital Territory elects only one senator.
These senators are elected to make good laws for the betterment of their constituents and Nigeria at large.
Leadership Structure of the Senate in Nigeria
- The Senate President
- His Deputy, assisted by principal officers including the:
- Majority Leader
- Deputy Majority Leader
- Minority Leader, Deputy
- Minority Leader
- Chief Whip
- Deputy Chief Whip
- Minority Whip, and Deputy Minority Whip.
Besides, there are 63 other Standing Committees in the red chamber chaired by Committee Chairmen.
Here are Nigeria Delegations According to State Arranged in Alphabetical Order
3. Akwa Ibom
9. Cross River