Senator Philips Tanimu Aduda
Senator Philips Aduda is the Senator for Abuja Federal Capital Territory. He was elected in April 2011 on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP)
Aduda was born in Karu, FCT Abuja. He attended Government Secondary School, Gwagwalada (1983–1987) and Kaduna State Polytechnic (1987–1990) for his secondary education. He holds a Higher Diploma in Public Administration from the Federal Polytechnic, Bida.
In 1996 Aduda ran as an independent and was elected a Councilor of Karu Ward, Abuja, and held various positions on the Abuja Municipal Area Council. He was elected as Member of the House of Representatives for AMAC/Bwara in Abuja (2003–2007). He was re-elected to representing Bwari Area, Abuja in the House of Representatives in 2008.
He was at the front for the campaign of mayoral status for FCT. He was also carried out some people oriented constituency projects like rural electrification projects.