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Yakubu Oseni

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Yakubu Oseni
Senator of Nigeria
Assumed office
May 2019
Preceded byAhmed Ogembe
ConstituencyKogi Central
Executive Chairman of the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service
In office
March 2016 – August 2018
Personal details
Born1975 (age 46–47)
Adavi, Kogi State, Nigeria
Political partyAll Progressives Congress

Yakubu Oseni listen (born 1975) is a Nigerian politician and a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for Kogi Central Senatorial District of Kogi State, Nigeria.[1] He was elected in the February 2019 Nigerian general elections under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).[2][3][4]

Oseni won the Senatorial seat with 76,120 votes,[5] followed by Natasha Akpoti of the Social Democratic Party (Nigeria), who scored 48, 336 votes to come second, the incumbent Senator, Ahmed Ogembe of the Peoples Democratic Party (Nigeria), who came third scored 19, 359 votes in the 2019 General Elections[6][7]

He was the Executive Chairman of the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (2016–2018) appointed by Governor of Kogi State Yahaya Bello.[8][9]

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Kogi Central Senatorial District

Kogi Central Senatorial District

Kogi Central Senatorial District covers 5 local government areas which include, Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okehi, Okene, and Ogori-Mangogo. The current representative is senator Yakubu Oseni.

Kogi State

Kogi State

Kogi State is a state in the North Central region of Nigeria, bordered to the west by the states of Ekiti and Kwara, to the north by the Federal Capital Territory, to the northeast by Nasarawa State, to the northwest by Niger State, to the southwest by the Edo and Ondo states, to the southeast by the states of Anambra and Enugu, and to the east by Benue State. It is the only state in Nigeria to border ten other states. Named for the Hausa word for river (kogi). Kogi State was formed from parts of Benue State, Niger State, and Kwara State on 27 August 1991. The state is nicknamed the "Confluence State" due to the fact that the confluence of the River Niger and the River Benue occurs next to its capital, Lokoja.

Nigeria

Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It is situated between the Sahel to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean. It covers an area of 923,769 square kilometres (356,669 sq mi), and with a population of over 225 million, it is the most populous country in Africa, and the world's sixth-most populous country. Nigeria borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Nigeria is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and the second-largest in Africa.

All Progressives Congress

All Progressives Congress

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is one of the two major contemporary political parties in Nigeria, along with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Founded on 6 February 2013 from a merger of Nigeria's three largest opposition parties, the party came to power following the victory of party candidate Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election. This marked the first time in Nigerian history that an opposition party unseated a governing party and power was transferred peacefully.

Natasha Akpoti

Natasha Akpoti

Natasha Hadiza Akpoti is a Nigerian barrister, social entrepreneur and politician. She ran for the post of senator for Kogi Central Senatorial District under Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the year 2019. She contested in the 2019 Kogi State gubernatorial election which was held on 16 November 2019. She is the founder of Builders Hub Impact Investment Program (BHIIP).

Social Democratic Party (Nigeria)

Social Democratic Party (Nigeria)

The Social Democratic Party of Nigeria (SDP) is a centre-left political party in Nigeria. It was created alongside the National Republican Convention by former military president Ibrahim Babangida, as part of a democracy project meant to form two detribalized political parties – one slightly to the left and one to the right. During the Nigerian Third Republic it was seen as a moderate party attractive to young radical intellectuals and socialists. In its manifesto, it called for concerted efforts to improve welfare and fight for social justice.

Peoples Democratic Party (Nigeria)

Peoples Democratic Party (Nigeria)

The Peoples Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in Nigeria, along with its main rival, the All Progressives Congress.

Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Adoza Bello is a Nigerian businessman and politician who has served as the Governor of Kogi State since 2016. A member of the All Progressives Congress, Bello has been the youngest governor in Nigeria throughout his term in office.

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References
  1. ^ "Sen. OSENI YAKUBU". National Assembly. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  2. ^ "#NigeriaDecides2019 | APC's Oseni clinches Kogi Central Senate seat » Latest News » Tribune Online". Tribune Online. 2019-02-25. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  3. ^ "APC clinches Kogi Central Senate seat". www.pulse.ng. 2019-02-25. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  4. ^ Oketade, Oyinloluwa (2019-02-25). "Kogi Central: APC Wins Senate Seat". Leadership Newspaper. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  5. ^ "Solid minerals areas commission bill passes 2nd reading at Senate". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2021-06-22. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  6. ^ "APC wins Kogi Central Senate seat". 2019-02-25. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  7. ^ "APC wins Kogi Central Senate seat". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  8. ^ Egwu, Sam (2018-07-26). "Kogi Revenue Chair Joins Senate Race". Leadership Newspaper. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  9. ^ "Alhaji Yakubu Oseni Receives New KIRS Boss | :: Latest Kogi News, Kogireports ::". Retrieved 2019-07-26.


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