Breaking: 12 new Reps sworn in

Breaking: 12 new Reps sworn in

Twelve recently elected representatives from diverse federal constituencies have sworn their oaths of office and allegiance in the House of Representatives. Their victories were secured in the parliamentary re-run elections held last Saturday, with 15 candidates emerging triumphant. However, only twelve of them were present in the House for the swearing-in ceremony, which was conducted under the leadership of Speaker Abbas Tajudeen.

The distribution of winning candidates reveals a political diversity, with seven members affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC), five from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), three from the Young Progressives Party (YPP), and one from the Labour Party. The induction ceremony occurred at the National Assembly Complex, where the new legislators were accompanied by their families, friends, and political associates.


The names of the newly sworn-in lawmakers, along with their corresponding federal constituencies and political affiliations, are as follows:

  1. Umar Garba (Ngaski/Shanta/Yauri Federal Constituency, Kebbi State – APC)
  2. Ifeoluwa Ehindero (Akoko North East/North West of Ondo State – APC)
  3. Faud Laguna (Surulere 1 Federal Constituency, Lagos State – APC)
  4. Saleh Zock (Kachia/Kangaroo Federal Constituency, Kaduna State – APC)
  5. Rabiu Kamba (Arewa/Dandi Federal Constituency, Kebbi State – APC)
  6. Emil Inyang (Akamkpa/Biase Federal Constituency, Cross River State – APC)
  7. Yusuf Tafoki (Faskari/Kankara/Sabuwa of Katsina State – APC)
  8. Adamu Yakubu (Birnin Kudu/Buji Federal Constituency of Jigawa State – PDP)
  9. Yusuf Yabo (Yabo/Shagari Federal Constituency of Sokoto State – PDP)
  10. Husseini Jallo (Igabi Federal Constituency, Kaduna State – PDP)
  11. Mohammed Jajere (Fune/Fune Federal Constituency of Yobe State – PDP)
  12. Daniel Ago (Jos North/Bases Federal Constituency of Plateau State – LP)
  13. Emma Udo (Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State – YPP)
  14. Peter Uzokwe (Nnewi North/Nnewi South Federal Constituency of Anambra State – YPP)
  15. Chinwe Nnabuife (Orumba North/Orumba South Federal Constituency of Anambra State – YPP)

This diverse group of legislators brings a range of experiences and perspectives to the Green Chamber. Their presence signifies a new chapter in the legislative landscape, promising active participation and representation for their respective constituencies. As they embark on their legislative journey, these newly sworn-in members are poised to contribute to the development and progress of the nation.


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