NAIJ.com earlier reported that there were still people who were alive back in 1947, who are still serving as senators in Nigeria. A list of five of such people was produced.
However, it is interesting to note that there are people who are quite young, at least by Nigerian standards who are also serving as senators.
Below is a list of such people who are less than 50 years and are senators:
1. Senator Isah Hamma Misau
Senator Isah Hamma Misau is 43 years old and is a senator representing Bauchi Central. He is one of Nigeria's youngest serving senators.
He is a retired police officer and currently chairs the Senate Committee on Navy.
2. Senator Dino Melaye
Senator Dino Melaye is also 43 years old and currently represents Kogi West. He has been one of Nigeria's most controversial senators.
Meanwhile, his constituents have commenced the process of recalling the senator for some days now by collecting signatures of electorate.
3. Senator Nyako Abdul-Aziz
Senator Nyako Abdul-Aziz at 46 years is a Senator of Adamawa state. Nyako was among the key figures who successfully formed his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
4. Senator Suleiman Nazif
Senator Suleiman Nazif, from Bauchi state is 47 years old and was elected Senator for Bauchi North constituency of Bauchi state.
Nazif was a gubernatorial candidate of Bauchi state in the 2011 elections. He came fourth with 102,093 votes, losing to the incumbent Governor Isa Yuguda, who won 771,503 votes.
5. Senator Philips Tanimu Aduda
Senator Philips Tanimu Aduda is 48 years old and has served two terms in the national House of Representatives between 2003 and 2011.
6. Senator Olamilekan Adeola
At 47 years of age, Senator Olamilekan Adeola is representing Lagos West. Popularly known by the alias Yayi, he is also the chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, he is also a chartered accountant, and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).
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Meanwhile, the Nigerian Senate has officially reacted to a statement credited to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on the 2017 Budget.
The media had quoted Osinbajo as saying the National Assembly had no right to insert projects into the document.
Watch this NAIJ.com video on the signing of the 2017 budget and what Nigerians think: