2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The National Conference was the outcome of a Presidential advisory committee set up in October 2013  by then President Goodluck Jonathan to work out details for a national dialogue. This was as a result of several calls for a (sovereign) national conference.  

The conference has since been concluded and here are some of the resolutions.

The National Confab was inaugurated by the President on 17th March, 2014 in Abuja.

The venue for the confab is the National Judiciary Institute, along Abuja Airport road by Jabi Junction. 

National Judiciary Institute

Conference Highlights;

  • The Conference shall hold in Abuja;
  • The National Confab shall tentatively last for three months and shall discuss any subject matter, except the indivisibility and indissolubility of Nigeria as a nation, therefore the unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable;
  • Decisions at the National Conference shall be by consensus; but where it is not achievable; it shall be by 75% majority;
  •  The National Conference shall advise the government on the legal framework, legal procedures and options for integrating the decisions and outcomes of the national conference into the Constitution and laws of the country
  • The National Conference shall have a Chairperson and a Deputy Chairperson of unimpeachable integrity.
  • The Official name of the dialogue shall be “The National Conference.”
  • The Confab has 492 delegates 
LET US FIX NIGERIA

National Confab Officials

Delegate to Nat'l Confab

Rules of the Conference

Conference Committees

·          ELDER STATESMEN

·          RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS

·          RTD MILITARY /SECURITY PER

·          LABOUR REPRESENTATIVES

·          ORGANIZED PRIVATE SECTOR

·          NIGERIA YOUTHS ORG

·          WOMEN GROUPS

·          POLITICAL PARTIES

·      CHRISTIAN LEADERS

·        MUSLIM LEADERS   

 ·         CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS·  

·          SOCIO-POLITICAL/CULTURAL AND ETHNIC NATIONALITY GROUPS

·          PROFESSIONAL BODIES

·          NATIONAL ACADEMIES

·          JUDICIARY

·          FORMER POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS

·          FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA

·          STATE GOVERNMENTS AND FCT

·          FORMER LGA CHAIRMEN


National Conference Nomination Criteria

The delegates were nominated based on the criteria early recommended by the presidential advisory committee.


Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation released the list of Delegates

SETTING AGENDA FOR THE CONFAB

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Solution to Unemployment Problem In Nigeria 
unemployment has been at the root of the many evils facing Nigeria today.yet many of our politicians are not doing anything to help the situation rather …

National Conference: North will pull out of Nigeria … threatens Lamido of Adamawa 
A foremost traditional ruler and delegate to the National Conference, Aliyu Mustapha, has threatened that if people from the other parts of the country …

FEC Approves Implementation Of National Confab Report Not rated yet
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the final report of the National Conference as a step towards implementing its recommendations. …

That every student in final year must be allocated a sum to assist in their final year project, and projects should have students state of origin as case study. Not rated yet
The essence of any education should be continued advancement, and if much attention can be given to the final year students and how much their project …

CONFAB OUTCOME Not rated yet
As the Nigerian government begins moves to implement the conference's resolutions, many Nigerians are asking if the exercise was worthwhile. Experts …

Modification of citizens rights Not rated yet
1. Referendum should be added to the constitution 2. All voting should include yes, no and decline to vote. 40 percent of registered voters must vote …

CONFAB: National Conference prepares new constitution for Nigeria Not rated yet
The delegates to the Nigeria National conference 2014 were on Monday given copies of the conference report and a new draft constitution seeking to replace …

The issue of Contract Staff in Oil and Gas industries. Not rated yet
It will be a thing of joy to many Nigerians (including me) if the issues sorrounding Contract Staff more expecially in the oil and gas industries could …

Secretariat Accepts Agbakoba’s Rejection of Allowance Not rated yet
The National Conference secretariat has accepted a letter from the former National President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olisa Agbakoba, …

Resource Control: Bickering Between North, South Delegates Causes Concern Not rated yet
Amidst outbursts and bitter exchanges for the third day in a row by delegates on the Devolution Committee of the National Conference, the co-chairmen of …

National Conference Committee Rejects Regional Governments Not rated yet
The National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Form of Government on Wednesday disapproved the option of regionalism as a form of government …

Ohaneze Wants Regions to Serve as Federating Units Not rated yet
The President-General of the Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, and a delegate representing South-east zone at the ongoing National Conference, …

National Conference establishes sub-committees Not rated yet
Committee sessions at the on-going National Conference in Abuja took off in earneston Tuesday as scheduled. All the delegates have been divided into 20 …

National Conference: Northern, Southern delegates fight over Resource Control Not rated yet
A disagreement over resource control, fiscal federalism, and devolution of powers has pitched delegates against each other as the National Conference commenced …

CONFAB: CAN Expresses Reservation over Composition of Committee on Religion Not rated yet
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has repudiated Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, Chairman of National Conference for excluding its members in the constitution …

Delegates Disagree over Tenure Elongation Not rated yet
As the debate on the speech of President Goodluck Jonathan to the National Conference continued yesterday, some delegates have called for a national government …

NATIONAL CONFAB FORMS CONSENSUS TEAM  Not rated yet
A team of 50 delegates have been setup to resolved the division on voting majority. The members are; 1. Chief Olu Falae 2. Dr. Kunle Olajide 3. …

Delegates agree on memoranda from public Not rated yet
Delegates to the National Conference on Wednesday in Abuja agreed that the secretariat should call for memoranda from the public on issues to be deliberated …

Two-thirds OR three quarter - whats your take. Not rated yet
Delegates at the national conference have been divided on what should constitute a deciding majority on issues where there is no consensus. While some …

TOP AGENDA FOR CONFAB Not rated yet
- the structure of government-presidential or parliamentary - fiscal federalism - devolution of power from the central to federating units - resource …

NIGERIAN SECURITY - STATE POLICE Not rated yet
Can State police provide solutions to security challenges in Nigeria?

REGIONALIZATION Not rated yet
Will Nigeria fare better going back to the regions? Can we go back to the three regions as at Independence? Do we convert the 6 geo-political zones to …

Nigerian Unity Not rated yet
How can we achieve a situation where people can live and work in any part of the country without molestation?

SECURITY MATTERS OF OUR NATION Not rated yet
I don't have to say, but a little introduction of my self and a request. Am EBIKAM OBINNA CHUKWUMA , from Rivers/IMO . The persistent case of insecurity …

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National Contradiction. Not rated yet
I am a Nigerian,an advocate of civil justice who is being used as a strategist tool by the federal government of Nigeria,Nigeria Communications Satellite …

CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA Not rated yet
How can the forthcoming National Conference tackle the menace of corruption and nepotism in Nigeria.

TRUE FEDERALISM AS WAY-FOWARD FOR NIGERIA Not rated yet
Many prominent Nigerians and groups have canvassed for true federalism in Nigeria as the way-forward. What is your view about this? How will these …

PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM OR PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT? Not rated yet
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NATIONAL CONFERENCE COMMETTEES

Committee on Devolution of Powers

Committee on National Security

Committee on Environment

Committee on Politics and Governance

Committee on Public Welfare

Committee on Transportation

Committee on Science and Technology;

Committee on Agriculture;

Committee on Civil Society, Labour and Sport;

Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government;

Committee on Electoral Matters;

Committee of Foreign Policy and Diaspora  Matters;

Committee on Land Tenure  and National Boundary;

Committee on Trade and Investment;

Committee on Energy;

Committee on Religion;

Committee on Public Finance and Revenue Generation;

Committee on Immigration;

Committee on Public Service;

Committee on Law, Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Reforms.

·         Each delegate should indicate which committee he would want to serve

·          election of committee chairmen and deputies would be decided by the committees.

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

ELDER STATESMEN

1.Dr. Tunji Braithwaite

2.Chief Ayo Adebanjo

3.Chief Richard Akinjide

4.Chief Olu Falae5.Erelu Olusola Obada

6.Chief Afe Babalola, SAN

7.General Ike Nwachukwu

8.Iyom Josephine Anenih

9.Senator Jim Nwobodo

10.Chief Mike Ahamba, SAN

11.Senator Azu Agboti

12.Chief Peter Odili

13.King Alfred Diete Spiff

14.Edwin K. Clark

15.Daisy Danjuma

16.Prof. Evara Ejemot Esu, OFR

17.Chief Nduese Esiene

18.Prof. Ambrose Okwoli

19.Alhaji Abdulahi Ohoimah

20.Prof. Ibrahim Gambari

21.Mr. Dogara Mark Ogbole

22.Prof. Jerry Gana

23.Gen. Jonathan Temlong

24.Prof. Jubril Aminu

25.Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Muazu

26.Arc. Ibrahim Bunu

27.Amb. Yerima Abdullahi

28.Mr. John Mamman

29.Alhaji Adamu Waziri

30.Alhaji Umaru Musa Zandan

31.Prof. Mohammed Jumari

32.Mallam Tanko Yakassai

33.Senator Ibrahim Idah

34.Hon. Justice Usman Mohammed Argungu

35.Prof. Sambo Jinadu

36.Ishia Aliyu Gusau

37.General A. B. Mamman

RETIRED MILITARY AND SECURITY PERSONNEL

(i) RETIRED ARMY, NAVY & AIR FORCE OFFICERS (RANAO) 

1.Gen. Zamani Lekwot

2.Maj. Gen. Alex Mshelbwala

3.Rear Adm CS Ehanmo

4.Brig. Gen. (Barr.) DO Idada-Ikponmwen

5.Group Capt Ohadomere

6.Gen. Raji Rasaki

CATEGORIES

·          ELDER STATESMEN

·          RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS

·          RTD MILITARY /SECURITY PER

·          LABOUR REPRESENTATIVES

·          ORGANIZED PRIVATE SECTOR

·          NIGERIA YOUTHS ORG

·          WOMEN GROUPS

·          POLITICAL PARTIES

·      CHRISTIAN LEADERS

·        MUSLIM LEADERS     

·         CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS

·          NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA

·          PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

·          NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA

·          SOCIO-POLITICAL/CULTURAL AND ETHNIC NATIONALITY GROUPS

·          PROFESSIONAL BODIES

·          NATIONAL ACADEMIES

·          JUDICIARY

·          FORMER POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS

·          FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA

·          STATE GOVERNMENTS AND FCT

·          FORMER LGA CHAIRMEN

(ii) ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS OF NIGERIA (ARPON)

1.R. O. Osanaiye, AIG (rtd)

2.Alh. (Barr.) Mamman Misau, AIG (rtd)

3.Alhaji Bashiru Albasu, AIG (rtd.)

4.Chief (Barr.) Nicholas Duru Nkemdeme, CP (rtd)

5.Barr. J. I. Ebinum, DCP (rtd)

6.Barr. Samuel Adetuyi, CP (rtd)

(iii) RETIRED STATE SECURITY AND NIA OFFICERS

1.Chief Jeremiah Okwuonu

2.A. K. Horsfall

3.Mr. Iliya Danga

4.Chief Babatunde Ala

5.Amb. B. M. Sani

6.Amb. J. K. Shinkaiye


TRADITIONAL RULERS

National Conference Delegates

1.His Royal Highness, Alh. Dr. Zayyanu Abdullahi, Emir of Yauri

2.His Royal Highness, Alh. (Dr.) Nuhu Mohammed Sanusi, Emir of Dutse

3 .His Royal Highness, Dr. Muhammadu Barkindo Mustapha, CFR,       Lamido of Adamawa

4.His Royal Highness, Alh. Abdullahi Ibn Muh'd Askirama III,   Emir of Askira

5.His Royal Highness, Alh. Sulu Gambari, CFR, Emir of Ilorin

6.His Royal Highness, Elder Jacob Gyang Buba, Gbong Gwom Jos

7.His Royal Majesty, Oba Michael Gbadebo Adedeji, JP, CON, Ariyowonye Lim Owaoye of Okemesi

8.His Royal Majesty, Oba Arc. Aderemi A. Adedapo, Alayemore of Ido Osun, Coordinator

9.His Royal Highness, Eze (Dr) Cletus I. Illomuanya, Obi of Obinugwu

10.His Royal Highness, Eze Elder Agom Eze, OON

11.His Royal Highness, Dr. Edmund Daukuro, FNSE, Amanyanabo of Nembe Kingdom

12.His Royal Highness, Chief Nosakhare Isekhure, Chief Priest of Benin Kingdom

13.HRM Ismail Danlami Mohammed, Sarki of Karshi

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE: RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS

1.Engr. Ebele O. Okeke

2.Dr. Edet A. Ekerendu

3.Mr. Akin Arikawe

4.Chief Robert Audu

5.Ammuna Lawan Ali

6.Dr. H. U. Sanusi

LABOUR REPRESENTATIVES

 NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS

1.Abdulwahed Ibrahim Omar

2.Chris Uyot

3.Kiri Mohammed Shaibu

4.Joe Ajaero

5.Promise Adewusi

6.Issa Aremu

7.Lucy Offiong

8.Ayuba Wabba

9.Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson

10.Emma Ugboaja

11.Ibrahim Khaleel

12.Michael Olukoya

TRADE UNION CONGRESS OF NIGERIA

1.Bobboi Bala Kaigama

2.Barrister Musa Lawal

3.Mrs. Dinatu Asibi Assani

4.Olasanye Oyinkan

5.Sunday Olusoji Salako

6.Olakunle Olanrewaju Olaitan

7.Peter Esele

8.Augustine Etafo

9.Maryam Jummai Bello

10.Hassan Salihu Anka

11.Bede Opara

12.Aliyu Musa

ORGANIZED PRIVATE SECTOR DELEGATES


NIGERIA EMPLOYERS’ CONSULTATIVE ASSOCIATION (NECA)

1.Chief R. U. Uche

2.Mallam Mahmud Othman

MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MAN)

1.Chief Kola Jamodu, OFR

2.Alhaji Ali Madugu, mni

NIGERIA CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND MANUFACTURERS ASSOCATION (NACCIMA)

1.Alhaji Mohammed B. Abubakar, MON

2.Chief Bassey E. O. Edem, MFR

NIGERIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT GROUP (NESG)

1.Mr. Bukar Kyari

2.Mr. Frank Nweke II

NIGERIA YOUTHS ORGANISATIONS

NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF NIGERIA

1.Comrade Henry Nwabueze

2.Ajani James Olawale

3.Abdullahi Abdulmajeed

4.Mallam Hamma Bello Bilkindo

5.Charles Ibiang

6.Ben Duntoy

NATIONAL ASSOCATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (NANS)

1.Yinka Gbadebo, GCNS

2.Sylvester Okoh

3.Abdullahi Ali-Kano

4.Chinonso Obasi

5.Clifford Abur

6.Olayinka Dada (JP)

OTHER YOUTH ORGANISATIONS

1.Hassan Rilwan

2.Yadomah Bukar Mandara

3.Yakubu Shendam

4.Kasim Akande

5.Mosunmola Umoru

6.Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu


CHRISTIAN LEADERS

National Conference Delegates

1.Bishop Joseph D. Bagobiri

2.Prof. Andrew Haruna

3.Elder Barr. John A. Achimugu

4.Pastor Emmanuel Bosun

5.Dr. Mrs. Kate Okpareke

6.Barr. Godswill Iyoha Iyoke

MUSLIM LEADERS

1.Prof. Muhammad Nur Alkali

2.Prof. Is-haq O. Oloyede

3.Hajia Amina B. Omoti

4.Mal. Muzzammil Sani Hanga

5.Alh. Nurudeen Lemu

6.Nomination yet to be completed


WOMEN GROUPS;

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN’S SOCIETIES (NCWS)

1.Chief (Mrs.) Nkechi Okemini Mba

2.Mrs. Love Ezema

3.Mrs. Remi Kuku

4.Dr. (Mrs.) Patricia Ogbonnaya

5.Chief (Mrs.) Anthonia Balogun

6.Chief (Mrs.) Temitope Ajayi

7.Hajiya Ramatu Usman, mni

8.Chief (Mrs) Hannatu Lohor

9.Mrs. Princess Rabi Ibrahim

10.Mrs. Safiya Ibrahim Ogo

11.Hajiya Miriam S. Mohammed

12.Mrs. Princess Hadiza Ibrahim

MARKET WOMEN ASSOCIATIONS

1.Mrs. Sheila Tamuno Abiye

2.Hajiya Alina Usuma

3.Hajiya Marvyatu Iliasu

4.Mrs. Sarah Benjamin

5.Mrs. Felicia Sanni

6.Mrs. Ifeayinwa Ezenwa

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS (FIDA)

1.Ms. Hauwa Evelyn Shekarau

2.Mrs. Ezinwa Okoroafor

NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN JOURNALISTS (NAWOJ)

1.Asabe Baba Nahaya, JP

2.Brenda Akpan

WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS AND PUBLIC SERVICES (WINBIZ)

1.Mrs. Ifeoma Idigbe

2.Hajiya Bola Shagaya

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION

National Conference Delegates

1.Rev. Nnimmo Bassey: Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)

2.Mahmood Aminu: Public Interest Lawyers League

3.Dr. Isaac Osuoka: Social Development Integrated Centre (Social Action) & Pan Niger Delta Conference (PNDC)

4.Joe Okei-Odumakin: Women Arise for Change Initiative & Campaign for Democracy

5.Ezenwa Nwagwu: Partners for Electoral Reform6.Festus OkoyeHuman Right Monitors

7.Dr. Olisa Agbakoba,SAN: Leader, Civil Society Organization

8.Ebuchukwu Ezike: Civil Liberties Organization (CLO)

9.Femi Falana,SAN: Leader, Civil Society Organizations

10.Dr. Abiola Akiyode: Women Advocates Research & Documentation Centre

11.Wale Okuniyi: PRONACO

12.Bisi Olateru Olagbegi: Women Consortium of Nigeria

13.Kyauta Giwa: Community Action for Popular Participation (CAPP)

14.Steve Aluko: Civil Liberties Organization

15.Jaye Gaskiya: United Action for Democracy

16.Rommy Mom: Lawyers’ Alert

17.Auwal Musa Rafsanjani: Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre

18.Mallam Naseer Kura: Basic Rights Action – Kano

19.Dr. Emma Shehu: International Institute of Journalism

20.Dr. Maryam Abdullah: Women for Peace in Nigeria

21.Hajia Shetu Alfa: FOMWAN

22.Y. Z. Ya’u: Centre for Information Technology & Development

23.Abubakar Saidiq Ibrahim: Campaign for Democracy & Development

24.Dudu Paloma: Responsible Citizenship

 POLITICAL PARTIES DELEGATES

ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE (APGA)

1.Chief Chris Ejike Uche

2.Dr. Sagir Auwal Maidoya

ACCORD PARTY

1.Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja

2.Hon. Muhammad Lawal Nalado

LABOUR PARTY

1.Chief (Barr.) Dan Nwanyanwu, mni

2.Comrade A. A. Salam (Baraden Paiko)

PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP)

1.Dr. Ahmadu Ali

2.Commodore Olabode George (rtd.)

ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC)

1.Yet to forward nominations.

PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

1.Dandeson Hart

2.Barr. Ayodele Adekanmbi

3.Ms. Ekaete Judith Umoh

4.Kenan Mamman

5.Esther Andrew

6.Zainabi Argungu

NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA

1.Mr. Nduka Obaigbena

2.Mal. Kabir Yusuf

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE:NIGERIA GUILD OF EDITORS

1.Isaac Ighure

2.Is’haq Modibo Kawu

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE :NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS

1.Alhaji Mohammed Sani Zoro

2.Mr. Lanre Ogundipe

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE:BROADCASTING ORGANISATION OF NIGERIA

1.Abubakar B. Jijiwa, MFR

2.High Chief (Dr.) Aleogho Raymond Dokpesi, PhD, OFR

NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA

 EUROPE

1.Adebayo Oladimeji

2.Christian Chukwudozie Udechukwu

AMERICA

1.Mr. Gabriel Okoye

2.Hon George Anibowe

AFRICA

1.Abdulahi Abubakar

2.Amb. Vincent Okobi

ASIA

1.Dr. Jonathan Obaje

2.Dr. Balarabe Yushau

SOCIO-POLITICAL/CULTURAL AND ETHNIC NATIONALITY GROUPS

SOUTH SOUTH GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

1.Okon Osung

2.Idongest Nkangha

3.Ray Ekpu

4.Amb. (Prof.) Lawrence Ekpebu, OFR

5.Prof. Kimse Okoko

6.Sen. Musa Adede

7.Ntufam (Dr.) Josephat Okey

8.Hon. Orok Out Duke

9.Chief Joshua B. Fomudo

10.Gen. Paul Omu

11.Chief Paul Enebeli

12.Sen. Yisa Braimah

13.Barr. Chris Agbonmwanegbe

14.Chief Sergeant Awuse

15.Dr. Silas Eneyo

SOUTH WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

1.Senator Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele

2.Supo Sonibare

3.Sir Olaniwun Ajayi

4.Dr. Adetokunbo Awolowo-Dosumu

5.Chief Ajibola Ogunsola

6.Barr. Niyi Akintola, SAN

7.Mr. Yinka Odumakin

8.Senator Anthony Adefuye

9.Senator Femi Okunrounmu

10.Hon. Salvador Adegoke Moshood

11.Bashorun Sehinde Arogbofa

12.Dr. Amos Akingba

13.Chief Gani Adams

14.Dr. Femi Obayori

15Pastor Tunde Bakare

SOUTH EAST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

1.Gary Enwo-Igariwey

2.Chief Onyema Ugochukwu

3.Chief Chukwu Wachukwu

4.Prof. I. C. Madubuike

5.HRH Igwe (Amb) L. O. C. Agubuzu

6.His Excellency, Amb. Fidel Ayogu

7.Chief Goddy Uwazurike

8.Dr. Dozie Ikedife

9.Chief Chris Eluemunoh

10.Chief Uzoma Nwosu Iheme

11.Prof. Chinedu Nwajiuba

12.Dr. Joe Nwaogu

13.Dr. Sam Egwu

14.Dr. Clement Mgbada

15.Prof. Nnenna Oti

NORTH EAST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

1.Mallam Mohammed Ibrahim

2.Hon. Mohammed Umara Kumalia

3.Mr. Paul Bassi

4.Amb. Ibrahim Mai Sule

5.Dr. Abdu Bulama

6.Mr. Bar Abubakar Samo

7.Amb. Adamu Aliyu

8.Dr. Sale Dauda

9.Dr. Daniel Madu

10.Sen. Saidu Kumo

11.Amb. Hassan Adamu

12.Kashim Ndjida

13.Chief B. Leonard

14.Barrister Chris Abongaby

15.Alhaji Isa Mafindi

NORTH WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

1.IGP Ibrahim Coomassie (rtd)

2.Amb. Yaro Yusuf Mamman

3.Prof. Auwalu Yadudu

4.Alhaji Magaji Danbatta

5.AVM Mutari Mohammed

6.Sen. Bello Maitama Yusuf

7.Ms. Fati Eunice Ibrahim

8.Sen. Mohammed Kabiru Jibrin

9.Sen. Saidu Musa Dansadau

10.Col. Bala Mande

11.Gen. Tanko Ayuba

12.Hajiya Maria Waziri

13.Bilkisu Magoro

14.Hajiya Laraba Dattijo

15.Sen. Ladan Shuni

NORTH CENTRAL GEO-POLITICAL ZONE

1.Elder Bulus Dareng

2.Lt. Gen. J. T. Useni

3.Sen. Ibrahim Mantu

4.Alhaji Aliyu Akwe Doma

5.Mr. Anthony Sani

6.Prof. Onje Gewyedo

7.Prof. Iyorchia Ayu

8.Prof. John Uko

9.Dr. Philip O. Salawu

10.Bayo Ojo

11.Prof. (Mrs.) Mariatu Tunuche

12.Dr. Shem Nuhu Zagbayi

13.Engr. Mustapha Bello

14.Sen. Gbemi Saraki

15.Mr. John Dara


PROFESSIONAL BODIES

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

1.Okey Wali, SANNigeria Bar Association (NBA)

2.Engr. (Senator) Adefemi Kila, FNSEThe Nigerian Society of Engineers(NSE)

3.Dr. Segun Aina, OFRChartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIB)

4.Dr. Osahon EnabuleleNigerian Medical Association (NMA)

5.Dr. Nelson U. O. Uwaga, mni, FNIMNigerian Institute of Management (NIM)

6.Arc. Waheed Niyi Brimmo, fnia, pniaNigerian Institute of Architects (NIA)

7.Senator (Chief) Felix Kolawole Bajomo, FCAInstitute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN)

8.Mr. Johnson Oludeinde Oluata, FCNAAssociation of National Accountants of Nigeria(ANAN)

9.Dr. Rotimi Oladele, FNIPRNigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)

10.Mrs. Bunmi Oke, frpaAssociation of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria(AAPN)

11.Mr. Emeka D.ElehThe Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV)

12.Engr. Olu Andah Wai-OgosuNigerian Environmental Society

13.Prof. Olu AjakaiyeNigeria Economic Society

14.Prof. Yakubu A. OchefuHistorical Society of Nigeria

15.Alhaji Musa IsiweleRoad Transport Employers Assocation (RTEAN)

 NATIONAL ACADEMIES;

THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE

1.Prof. Oyewale Tomori, FAS, NNOM

ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING

1.Engr. V. I. Maduka, OFR

THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF EDUCATION

1.Prof. U. M. O. Ivowi

NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS

1.Prof. Munzali Jibril

ACADEMY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

1.Yet to be nominated


FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA

National Conference Delegates

1.General Alani Akinrinade (rtd)

2.Prof. Olawale Albert

3.Prof. Anya O. Anya

4.Dr. (Mrs.) Virginia A. Anohu

5.Annkio Briggs

6.Col. Tony Nyiam

7.His Excellency, Engr. A. A. Kure

8.Group Capt. Jeo Orji

9.Ibrahim D. Waziri

10.Mrs. Binta Ibrahim Musa

11.Yusuf Hamisu Abubakar

12.His Excellency, Adamu Aliero

13.Hajiya Hauwa Bukar

14.Senator Mimibariya Amange

15.Dame Virgi Etiaba

16.Chief Asara A. Asara

17.Mrs. Eunice Igwe

18.Damian Dodo, SAN

19.Mrs. Ngozi Olejeme

20.Atedo Peterside


JUDICIARY

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE :

1.Hon. Justice G. A. Oguntade

2.Hon. Justice F. F. Tabai

3.Hon. Justice Abdulahi Mustapha

4.Hon. Justice Adamu Bello

5.Hon. Justice Veronica Ngozi Ume

6.Hon. Justice Baba Alkali Ba’aba

FORMER POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS


FORMER GOVERNORS

1.Chief Achike Udenwa

2.Chief Olusegun Osoba

3.Obong Victor Attah

4.Alh. Saidu Barda

5.Amb. Fidelis Tapgun

6.Nomination not completed

SENATORS FORUM

1.Senator Khairat Abdulrazaq Gwadabe

2.Senator Abdullahi Bala Adamu

3.Senator Muhammed Ibrahim

4.Senator Nnamdi Eriobuna

5.Senator John K. Brambaifa

6.Senator Iyabo Anisunlowo

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FORUM

1.Hon. Ghali Umar Na’Abba, CFR

2.Hon. Chibudom Nwuche, CON

3.Hon. (Chief) Obi Anoliofo

4.Hon. Umar Kareto Lawan

5.Hon. Musa Elayo Abdullahi

6.Hon. Sheik M. Sekoni

ASSOCIATION OF FORMER SPEAKERS

1.Rt. Hon. (Chief) Anayo Nnebe

2.Rt. Hon. Abudssalam Taofig Olawale

3.Rt. Hon. Ignatius Kevin Edet

4.Rt. Hon. Habu Isa Ajiya

5.Rt. Hon. Mohammed Yaro

6.Rt. Hon. Terseer Tsumba

 STATE GOVERNMENTS AND FCT DELEGATES

ABIA STATE

1.Senator Adolphus Wabara

2.Prof. J. C. Ogbonnaya

3.Mrs. Victoria Akanwa

ADAMAWA STATE

1.Alhaji Mohammed Gambo Jimeta

2.Mrs. Binta Massi Garba

3.Mr. Moses Ngbale

AKWA IBOM STATE

1.Senator Anietie Okon

2.Prof. Nsongurua J. Udombana

3.Her Excellency (Mrs.) Atim Etim Okpoyo

ANAMBRA STATE

1.Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife

2.Prof. A. B. C. Nwosu

3.Prof. Dora Akunyili

BAUCHI STATE

1.Dr. Garba Ibrahim

2.Prof. Isa B. Mohammed

3.Prof. Gambo Laraba Abdullahi

BAYELSA STATE

1.Chief D.S.P. Alamieyeseigha

2.Chief Francis Doukpolagha

3.Dr. (Mrs.) Ngieriwagha

BENUE STATE

1.Senator Jack Tilley Gyado

2.Dr. Magdalene Mba Dura

3.Maj-Gen. Geoffrey Ejiga

BORNO STATE

1.Kashim Ibrahim Imam

2.Hajiya Fati (Dongonyaro) Ali Monguno

3.Hon. Dr. Haruna Yerima

CROSS RIVER STATE

1.Gen. Anthony Ukpo (Rtd.)

2.Dr. Pius Tawo

3.Senator Florence Ita-Giwa

DELTA STATE

1.Prof. Godini G. Darah

2.Chief Benjamin S. C. Elue

3.Female nominee expected

EBONYI STATE

1.Dr. (Mrs.) Adaeze Nwuzor

2.Senator (Dr.) Offia Nwali

3.Prof. Chigozie Ogbu

EDO STATE

1.Mr. Charles Edosomwan, SAN

2.Prof. Sylvanus Oboh

3.Female nominee expected

EKITI STATE

1.Prof. Akin Oyebode

2.Prof. (Mrs.) Bisi Aina

3.Bishop Felix Ajakaye

ENUGU STATE

1.H.E. Ken Nnamani

2.Prof. Mrs. Rose Onah

3.Monsignor Obiora Ike

GOMBE STATE

1.Alhaji Usman Faruk, NPM, CON

2.Barr. Zubairu Mohammed Umar

3.Mrs. Hannatu Ibrahim, MFR

IMO STATE

1.Engr. Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu

2.Chief Bob Njemance

3.Chief (Mrs.) Chidinma Uwajumogu

JIGAWA STATE

1.Alhaji Bashir Dalhatu

2.Umaru Mohammed Hadejia

3.Prof. Rukayyatu Ahmed Rufa’l

KADUNA STATE

1.Prof. Yusuf Turaki

2.Senator Ahmed Mohammed Aruwa

3.Hajia Nafisatu Babajo

KANO STATE

1.Alhaji Sule Yahya Hamma

2.Dr. Junaid Muhammed

3.Hajiya Aishatu Isma’il

KATSINA STATE

1.Justice Mamman Nasir (Rtd) GCON

2.Dr. Abubakar Saddique Mohammed

3.Hajiya Talatu Nasir

KEBBI STATE

1.Dr. Bello Haliru Muhammad

2.Amb. Isah Muhammed Argungu

3.Dr. Fati Lami Adamu

KOGI STATE

1.Prof. Sam Egwu

2.Hajia Ladi Ibrahim

3.Chief Olusola Akanmode

KWARA STATE

1.Alhaji Yusuf Kawu Daibu

2.Senator Ahmed Mohammed

3.Mrs. Wosilat Marcarthy

LAGOS STATE

1.Mr. Supo Sasore, SAN

2.Prof. Tunde Samuel

3.Olufunmilayo Osinowo-Bashorun

NASARAWA STATE

1.Dr. Mohammed Hassan Lawal

2.Alhaji Muhammed Othman

3.Mrs. Lydia J. Viko

NIGER STATE

1.Hajiya Dije Bala (F)

2.Abubakar Adamu Chika

3.Barr. Halidu Ibrahim (Ph.D)

OGUN STATE

1.Mr. Fola Adeola

2.Barrister Bisi Adegbuyi

3.Prof. (Mrs.) Titi Filani

ONDO STATE

1.Dr. (Mrs.) Yemi Mahmud-Fasominu

2.Prof. N. Oluwafemi Mimiko

3.Barr. Remi Olatubora

OSUN STATE

1.Chief Gbadegesin Adedeji

2.Chief Femi Akande

3.Mrs. Bola Ogunrimade (mni)

OYO STATE

1.Chief Adeniyi Akintola

2.Prof. Ganiyu Raji

3.Female nominee expected

PLATEAU STATE

1.Prof. Dakum Shown

2.Prof. Ganyir Lombin

3.Mrs. Esther Gonda

RIVERS STATE

1.Prof. Amakievi Gabriel

2.Justice Peter Akere (Rtd)

3.Female nominee expected

SOKOTO STATE

1.Engr. Bello Suleiman

2.Alh. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi

3.Prof. Aishatu I. Madawaki

TARABA STATE

1.Justice Adamu Aliyu

2.Ambassador Suleiman Zubairu

3.Hon. Dr. Mrs. Salome Jankada

YOBE STATE

1.Khalifa Hassan Yusuf

2.Dr. Garba Abari

3.Female nominee expected

ZAMFARA STATE

1.HRH, Justice Lawal Hassan Gummi, Emir of Gummi

2.Brigadier Gen. Muhammad Mansur Dan Ali (Rtd)

3.Hon. Justice Balkisu Bello Aliyu

FCT

1.Barr. Musa Salihu


 FORMER LGA CHAIRMEN

DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE:

1.Hon. Felex Akhabue

2.Barr. Nasiru Ibrahim Junji

3.Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq Ahmed

4.Barrister Igberi Nweme

5.Hon. Emmanuel Tsamdu

6.Chief Shola Ebiseeni

OFFICIALS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

1.Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, Chairman National Conference

2.Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Deputy Chairman National Conference

3.Dr. (Mrs.) Valerie Azinge, Secretary National Conference

4.Dr. Akilu Indabawa, Asst. Secretary, Conference Proceedings

5.Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Asst. Secretary, Finance & Administration

6.Mr. James Akpandem, Asst. Secretary, Media and Communications

Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi

National Conference Procedure Rules, 2014

Below are highlights of the draft rules of procedure for the National conference 

 

·         Delegates who wish to address the session must stick to issues that are relevant to the subject of discussion at a particular session. Where a new issue is to be tabled, delegates would be required to write to the secretary of the National conference, it will be gazetted and shared to delegates at every sitting.

·         every member to be present at each session, but in the event of ill health, the delegate must write to the secretary to obtain permission to be absent.

·         A delegate risks being suspended for 14 days if found flouting the rules of proceeding of the conference

·         Delegates are barred from assaulting or obstructing one another within the conference room or precincts of the conference room and or assaulting or obstructing any office of the conference while in the execution of his/her duty.

·         No portion of these rules shall be suspended except by a vote of two-third majority of the delegates sitting and voting at the particular time.

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•A delegate may only read short extracts from books or papers in support of his argument and may refresh his memory by reference to notes.

·         A delegate must confine his contributions to the subject under discussion and may not introduce matters irrelevant thereto.

·         It shall be out of order to attempt to reconsider any specific question upon which the conference has come to a conclusion

·         It shall be out of order to use offensive and insulting language during sittings either at plenary or in committees.

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·         No delegate shall impute improper motives to any other delegate.

·         Delegates are prohibited from smoking or drinking on the floor of the conference.

·         The use of mobile phones shall not be allowed during sittings.

·         A delegate  who intends  to speak shall submit his name to the secretary on a paper to be provided and if called upon shall stand and address his observations to the chairman or the chairman of committee.

·         All committees of the National Conference shall forward their reports to the secretary at the conclusion of its sitting.

·         The secretary shall at her discretion determine when such reports of a committee shall be brought up at plenary for deliberation.

DELEGATE NOMINATION CRITERIA

  1.  Elder Statesmen: One per state and the FCT making a total of 37 will be nominated by the President;
  2. The Federal Government of Nigeria shall nominate 20 delegates of which at least six will be women.
  3. The state governments shall each nominate 3 delegates while the FCT shall nominate 1 delegate based on Senatorial District at least one of whom shall be a woman. The nomination shall be done by the state governors and where the state fails to nominate, the President shall nominate the required number from the state;
  4. Retired Military and Security Personnel which include one delegate per geopolitical zone each from the Military, Police, State Security and National Intelligence Agency – making it a total of 18 delegates to be nominated by stakeholders;
  5. Traditional Rulers: two per zone and one from the FCT making a total of 13 delegates to be nominated by stakeholders;
  6. Retired Civil Servants: one per zone. A total of six to be nominated by stakeholders;
  7. Labour Representatives: the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, shall each nominate 12 delegates making it a total of 24 which would reflect Geo-political and gender balance;
  8. The Organised Private sector: NECA, MAN, NACCIMA, NESG shall each nominate two delegates;
  9. Nigeria Youth Organisations: National Youth Council of Nigeria and National Association of Nigerians Students, NANS, shall each nominate six delegates, one from each geo-political zone, while the Federal Government shall nominate six delegates, one from each geo-political zone for “other” (Outstanding Youths and Role Models)  making it a total of 18 delegates;
  10. Women Groups: National Council Of Women Society, NCWS, shall nominate 12 delegates – two per geo- political zone, while Market Women Association shall nominate one per geo-political zone. International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA;  Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ; and Women in Management and Business, WINBIZ, shall each nominate two Delegates;
  11. Political Parties: parties that have representation in the National Assembly, including the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, All Progressives Congress, APC,  All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Accord Party, Labour Party, LP, shall each nominate two delegates making it 10 delegates;
  12. Christian and Muslim Leaders each shall nominate six delegates while Civil Society Organisations shall nominate 24 delegates across board;
  13. Nigerians in Diaspora (Europe, America, Africa, Asia, and Middle East) shall nominate two delegates per location, making it eight delegates;
  14. People Living with Disabilities shall nominate six delegates, one per geo-political zone
  15. Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, Nigeria Guild of Editors, Nigeria Union of Journalists and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria shall nominate 2 delegates each
  16. Socio – Political/ Cultural and Ethnic Nationality Groups shall nominate 15 delegates each, per geo-political zone to reflect religious and ethnic diversities;
  17. Professional Bodies including NBA, NSE, CIB, NMA, NIM, NIA, ICAN, ANAN, NIPR, AAPN, NIESV, Nigerian Environment Society and  Nigeria Economic Society, shall each nominate one delegate, making it a total of 13 delegates.
  18. Academies: National Academies including the Academy of Science, Academy of Engineering, Academy of Education, Academy of Letters and the Academy of Social Sciences shall each nominate 1 delegate;
  19. Judiciary: The President shall nominate six persons not currently serving on the bench from the Judiciary
  20. Former Political Office Holders  shall each nominate one delegate per geo-political zone making it a total of 24 delegates;
  21. The ALGON shall nominate one Former Local Government Chairman each from the six geo- political zones;
  22. The President shall nominate the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Secretary, observing geo-political spread.