Tajudeen Abbas, emerges Speaker, House of Representatives

The anointed candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Tajudeen Abbas, has emerged as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Abbas pulled 353 votes to thrash the other contestants, outgoing Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Wase, and Sani Jaji, who scores 3 votes each  

 Profile of the New Speaker Federal House of Representatives

Tajudeen Abbas

Federal Representative of 9th National Assembly

Tajudeen Abbas is a Nigerian politician at the House of Representatives level. Tajudeen Abbas currently serves as the Federal Representative representing Zaria constituency in the 9th National Assembly.

Personal Data

Date of birth





All Progressives Congress



Postal Address

No. 9b Kaduna Road By Kofar Kibo Zaria, Kaduna State





Education, Career and Political Office

Target Achievement(s): To ensure that the Nigerian masses are better provided with the basic and sound

education and their resources better managed to provide essential services

for growth

Legistlative Interest(s): Education, Public Accounts, Appropriation, Finance, Commerce, Federal Character & Water Resources

Awards & Honours: Fellow of the Association of Hospitality Management of Nigeria

Best Head of Department – Kaduna State Polytechnic(1993)

Best Service Manager – Nigerian Institude of Management, Zaria(2009)

Chairman at Land Transport Committee until May 2023

Federal Representative at House of Representatives from May 2011 to May 2019

Committee Member at Commerce Committee (Reps) until May 2015

Committee Member at Finance Committee (Reps) until May 2015

Committee Member at Special Duties Committee (Reps) until May 2015

Committee Member at Defence Committee (Reps) until May 2015

Vice-Chairman at Legislative Compliance Committee (Reps) until May 2015

Committee Member at Public Procurement Committee (Reps) until May 2015

Committee Member at National Planning and Economic Development Committee (Reps) until May 2015

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