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List of Past and Present Speakers of House of Representative in Nigeria from 1955 Till Date

In Nigeria constitution, the Speaker of the House of Representative is the third in cadre for succession to the Nigerian presidency, immediately after the Senate President and the Vice President. The table show the List of Past and Present Speakers of House of Representative in Nigeria from 1955 Till Date, their tenure and the political party.

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S/N NAME TENURE POLITICAL PARTY
1 Sir Frederic Metcalfe 1955- 1959
2 Jaja Wachuku (First indigenous Speaker of the House of Rep. in Nigeria) 1959-1960 NCNC
3 Ibrahim Jalo Waziri 1960-1966 NPN
4 Edwin Ume- Ezeoke 1979-1983 NPN
5 Chacha Biam 1983 NPN
6 Salisu Buhari 1999-2000 PDP
7 Ghali Umar Na’Abba 2000-2003 PDP
8 Aminu Bello Masari 2003-2007 PDP
9 Patricia Etteh (First female Speaker of the House of Rep. in Nigeria) 2007 PDP
10 Demeji Bankole 2007-2011 PDP
11 Aminu Waziri Tambuwal 2011-2015 PDP
12 Yakubu Dogara 2015 till date APC

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