Adeleke Mamora

Politician

1953 –

79

Who is Adeleke Mamora?

Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora was elected Senator for the Lagos East constituency of Lagos State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the Action Congress.

Mamora was born on 16 February 1953. He obtained a B.Sc, Health Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery University of Ife, Ile-Ife and became a Health Practitioner. He was Medical Director of a Medical Centre, and a Company Medical Adviser.

Mamora was a National Delegate for the National Republican Convention in 1990, and Secretary, Lagos East of the United Nigeria Congress Party in 1998. He was elected to the Lagos State House of Assembly in 1999 and was appointed Speaker. He was Chairman of the Conference of Speakers. Mamora was elected to the Senate in April 2003 and reelected in 2007. He was also a member of the Economic Community of West African States Parliament. In 2003 he was appointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.

After resuming his seat in the Senate in 2007 he was appointed to committees on Upstream Petroleum Resources, Selection Committee, Health and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs. In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay noted that he had sponsored bills on Tenure of Office, Surgeon-General of Nigeria and repeal and amendment of the Tobacco Control Act. He sponsored or co-sponsored motions including one to amend Senate rule 111 to bring it into conformity with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mamora was described as a master of parliamentary procedures.

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Born
Feb 16, 1953
Lagos State

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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