This is the list of all past senate presidents from 1960 till date (2019)

This is the list of all past senate presidents from 1960 till date.


S/N NAME TENURE POLITICAL PARTY
1 Nnamdi Azikiwe 1960 NCNC
2 Dennis Osadebay 1960-1963 NCNC
3 Nwafor Orizu 1963-1966 NCNC
4 Joseph Wayas 1979- 1983 NPN
5 Iyorchia Ayu 1992-1993 SDP
6 Ameh Ebute 1993 SDP
7 Evan Enwerem 1999 PDP
8 Chuba Okadigbo 1999-2000 PDP
9 Anyim Pius Anyim 2000-2003 PDP
10 Adolphus Wabara 2003-2005
PDP
11 Ken Nnamani 2005-2007 PDP
12 David Mark 2007-2015 PDP
13 Bukola Saraki 2015 -2019 APC/PDP
14 Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan APC 11 June 2019 -
present


Nwafor Orizu was the only Senate President of Nigeria ever to ascend to the Nigerian presidency through the constitutional order of succession. He was later forced to handover power to Aguiyi-Ironsi military junta.
David Mark became the first person to retain the Presidency of the Senate and serve a second term in 2011. He and his deputy were re-nominated without contest.
David Mark was the longest serving senate president (2007-2015) and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu is the longest serving deputy senate president (2007 - 11 June 2019)

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