The Speaker of the House of Rep. is the third in line for succession to the Nigerian presidency, after the Senate President and the Vice President.
Below is the list of the Speakers of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, their tenure and the political party they belong…
NAME | TENURE | POLITICAL PARTY
1. Sir Frederic Metcalfe | 1955- 1959 | —
2. Jaja Wachuku (First indigenous Speaker of the House of Rep. in Nigeria) | 1959-1960 | NCNC
3. Ibrahim Jalo Waziri | 1960-1966 | NPN
4. Edwin Ume- Ezeoke | 1979-1983 | NPN
5. Chacha Biam | 1983 | NPN
6. Salisu Buhari | 1999-2000 | PDP
7. Ghali Umar Na’Abba | 2000-2003 | PDP
8. Aminu Bello Masari | 2003-2007 | PDP
9. Patricia Etteh (First female Speaker of the House of Rep. in Nigeria) | 2007 | PDP
10. Demeji Bankole | 2007-2011 | PDP
12. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal | 2011-2015 | APC
13. Yakubu Dogara (Current Speaker of the House of Rep in Nigeria) | 2015 till date | APC
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