Ahmed Lawan

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Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (born 12 January 1959) is a Nigerian politician and the 9th President of the Senate of Nigeria. He represents Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State under the All Progressives Congress (APC).[1][2]

Ahmed Lawan
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President of the Nigerian Senate
Assumed office
11 June 2019
Preceded byAbubakar Bukola Saraki
Senate Majority Leader
In office
10 January 2016 – 06 June 2019
Preceded byMohammed Ali Ndume
Senator for Yobe North
Assumed office
May 2007
Preceded byUsman Albishir
Personal details
Born
Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

(1959-01-12) 12 January 1959 (age 63)
Political partyAll Progressives Congress (APC)
ProfessionPolitician

Education[change | change source]

Lawan holds a bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri, a postgraduate diploma degree in Land Surveying from the Ahmadu Bello University, a master's degree in Remote Sensing from the Ahmadu Bello University and a Doctorate degree in Remote Sensing/GIS from Cranfield University.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nigerian Senate". web.archive.org. 18 February 2009. Archived from the original on 18 February 2009. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
  2. "Lawan emerges Senate President". Punch Newspapers. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
  3. "PROFILE: Crossing many hurdles, Ahmed Lawan, former lecturer, becomes Senate president". 11 June 2019. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
  4. "Who be Ahmed Lawan, Nigeria Senate Presido?". BBC News Pidgin. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 26 April 2021.