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Hon. Abike

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Chairperson house committee on Diaspora affairs

A firm believer in the importance of service to humanity, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa voluntarily retired from the services of the Nigerian Television Authority to contest as a member of the House of Representative and swept the poll with a landslide victory.

While in the House, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa distinguished herself by working tirelessly and was one of the lawmakers that stood against the third term bid of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

In her Second term in office she was the Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, a new Committee with the challenge of ensuring that Nigerians in Diaspora are integrated into developmental activities of their motherland.During the last general election Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa was re-elected for a third term and she willl be a worthy reprentative.

 

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Hon. Femi

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila

Minority Leader National House of Assembly

Femi Gbajabiamila was born on 25 June 1962. He is a Nigerian lawyer, All Progressive Congress (APC) Leader, and Minority Leader in the House of Representatives of Nigeria. Gbajabiamila attended Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, University of Lagos, King William’s College on the Isle of Man, United Kingdom, John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, United States. When he came back to Nigeria, He joined politics and was elected to the House in 2003, re-elected in 2007 and again in 2011.

He is representing Surulere 1 Federal constituency of Lagos State in the House of Representatives.

Femi is a highly respected legislator and leader in the Nigerian Parliament. He has earned his stripes by being able to adeptly craft a beautiful mélange of passion and courage of conviction in the way he brilliantly puts forward arguments and ultimately discharges his duties.

One of the most popular actions taken by Femi Gbajabiamila till date was the rejection of his nomination as a recipient of the 2011 National Honors in the Order of the Federation of Nigeria (OFR) category. In declining the offer Femi told the President of Nigeria, “Mr. President, year-in-year out, we have had many rotten eggs on our honors list. This has reduced what otherwise was a well-intended and noble idea to a national joke”. History appears to have placed Gbajabiamila side by side Professor Chinua Achebe and Professor Tam David-West who also rejected same.

In the 6th Assembly of the House of Representatives, Femi presented the highest number of Bills and such feat he has also sustained in the 7th Assembly of the House.

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Senator Babajide

Senator Babajide Omoworare

Senator for the Osun East constituency of Osun State, Nigeria
Senator Babajide Omoworare is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators, a Fellow of the Society of Construction Industry Arbitrators, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Member of the Nigeria Bar Association, a Member of the International Bar Association.

A representative per excellence; he believes that the people he represented have a right to information, liaison and participation via consultations. Amongst other tools he employed the use of a website, a quarterly constituency bulletin (Afara) and a constituency office with staff where he conducted regular constituency clinics. Over time, he has also conducted constituency needs assessment and constituency consultative assemblies.

In relation to his passion for human development, he has in place a horde of educational, health, poverty alleviation, economic empowerment, entrepreneurial schemes and youth and sports development programs.

 

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Dr Sam

Dr. Sam Amadi

Executive Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)
Dr. Sam Amadi was inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on the 22nd of December, 2010 alongside six other commissioners (drawn from six geo-political zones of the country), after which he resumed office as Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

Dr. Amadi is a lawyer and an established expert in the area of high level regional and international strategic and policy initiatives in a wide array of institutions – both governmental and non-governmental. A 1992 Law graduate of the University of Calabar, he acquired a PhD and LL.M in 2004 and 2001 respectively from the prestigious Harvard Law School, Cambridge – Massachusetts. He also holds an M.P.A from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, and Cambridge – Massachesetts.

He is an executive council member of the African Forum of Utility Regulators (AFUR)and Member of the Advisory Council of Global Electricity Initiative. Other memberships include the European Regional Regulatory Authority (ERRA) and Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP).

Dr. Amadi’s foremost priority for NERC is to leverage on its existing structures and position itself as consumer protector. In addition, ensure the creation of a knowledge based organization by the development of requisite technical capacity to serve the evolving needs of Nigeria’s fast developing electricity sector.

 

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