Senate Leadership in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, 1999 to Date

  • Ola-Rotimi Matthew Ajayi
  • Abdullahi Muawiyya
Part of the Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development book series (AAESPD)


The study examines the leadership of the Nigerian Senate since the advent of the fourth republic in 1999. It discusses the various factors- institutional, administrative, political and personality- that triggered the emergence of successive leadership of the Senate, and how that has affected the performance of that arm of government, on one hand, and its relationship with the executive organ of government, on the other.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ola-Rotimi Matthew Ajayi
    • 1
  • Abdullahi Muawiyya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceFederal University LokojaLokojaNigeria

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