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.
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.