Biographical Info

  • Age: 53 years
  • Date Of Birth: 22nd July, 1960
  • Gender Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Economist

Contact Info

  • Official Email: senatecontact@nass.gov.ng
  • Official Phone: +2348039772222
  • Official Website Visit Page
  • Official Address:
    - The National Assembly, Three Arms Zone,
    Abuja, Nigeria.

Age Rank

  • Hon. Christopher Isu Omo
    Representative: EBONYI - Afikpo North/Afikpo South

  • Senator Ahmad Rufai Sani
    Senator: ZAMFARA - WEST

  • Hon. Olabode Ogunola Bbabatunde
    Representative: OGUN - Ado-Odo/Ota

Education Qualification

  • Certificate : Sokoto College of Arts and Science.. Ended: 1978
  • B.Sc: Economics.. Ended: 1982
  • M.Sc: Bayero University Kano, Kano State.. Started: 1987

Professional History

  • Economic Planning Officer: Ministry of Finance, Sokoto State Civil Service.. Started: 1988. Ended: 1993
  • Director of Budget: Ministry of Finance, Sokoto State Civil Service.. Started: 1994. Ended: 1996
  • Director General / Permanent Secretary : Ministry of Lands and Housing, Zamfara State.. Started: 1996. Ended: 1998
  • Governor: Zamfara State.. Started: 1999. Ended: 2007
  • Member / Senate Majority Whip: The 6th Assembly of The Nigerian Senate.. Started: 2007. Ended: 2011
  • Staff: National Directorate of Employment.. Started: 1988. Ended: 1990

Professional Qualifications

Not Available

Education Rank

  • Prof. Abdulsalami Nasidi
    Director: Special projects - MIN. OF HEALTH

  • Senator Ahmad Rufai Sani
    Senator: ZAMFARA - WEST

  • DR TAIWO LATEEF SHEIKH
    Medical Director: Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Kaduna

Main Remuneration (Annual): ₦2,484,245.50
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available


Committee Membership

Vice-Chairman - Local And Foreign Debts
Member - Housing & Urban Development

Election Results

Other Official Information

Hardship Allowance (50% of B.S) – N 1 242 122.70

Constituency allowance (200% of B.S) – N 4 968 509.00

Furniture Allowance (300% of B.S) – N 7 452 736.50

Newspapers Allowance (50% of B.S) – N 1 242 122.70

Wardrobe Allowance (25% of B.S) – N 621 061.37

Recess Allowance (10% of B.S) – N 248 424.55

Accommodation (200% of B.S) – N 4 968 509.00

Utilities (30% of B.S) – N 828 081.83

Domestic Staff (75% of B.S) – N 1 863 184.12

Entertainment (30% of B.S) – N 828 081.83

Personal Assistance (25% of B.S) – N 621 061.37

Vehicle Maintenance Allowance (75% of B.S) – N 1 863 184.12

Leave Allowance (10% of B.S) – N 248 424.55

Severance gratuity (300% of B.S) – N 7 452 736.50

Motor Vehicle Allowance (400% of B.S) – N 9 936 982.00 – Every Four Years

Senators’ salary per month – N 2 9,479,749.00

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