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6th National Assembly

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Type  bicameral
6th National Assembly
Houses  Senate House of Representatives
President of the Senate  David Mark (PDP) Since 4 June 2003
Speaker of the House  Dimeji Bankole (PDP) Since 5 June 2007

The 6th National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature inaugurated on June 5, 2007 and the assembly ran its course till June 6, 2011. The assembly comprises the Senate and the House of Representatives. 251 representatives were elected as member of the House of Representative while 109 members were elected as member of the senate, making a total of 360 members all together.

Presiding officers

The Senate President presides over the Senate, the higher chamber while the Speaker presides over the House of Representatives. David Mark, the Senate President of the 5th National Assembly was re-elected on the platform of People's Democratic Party and Dimeji Bankole, the Speaker of the House of Representatives succeeded Patricia Etteh, who was forced to resign on alleged mismanagement of funds.

References

6th National Assembly Wikipedia


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