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Meet Binta Garba, the only Female Senator in Northern Nigeria

The Upper Chamber, also known as the Senate, and the Lower Chamber, also known as the House of Representatives, make up Nigeria's Bicameral Legislative at the federal level; however, this article concentrates on Northern Nigeria's single female senator.

Senator Binta Masi Garba

Not many Nigerians are aware that Binta Masi Garba is a Senator representing the Adamawa North Senatorial District of Adamawa State.

The Female Lawmaker is a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Educated at the Prestigious Kaduna Polytechnic, she earned her Ordinary and Higher National Diploma in Marketing.

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Her political career began in 1998 when she grabbed the bull by the horns and ran for the Federal House of Representatives to represent Kaduna South Federal Constituency.

She was also a member of the PDP's Madagali/Michika Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.

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