It has been observed that while some lawmakers have become popular, others choose to remain in the background.
Nigeria operates a bicameral legislature; a system which allows for two chambers of the legislative arm namely the Senate and House of Representatives. These two bodies operate from a single building known as the National Assembly.
According to the 1999 Constitution, members of both chambers are elected for a four-year period. There are one hundred and nine (109) members in the Senate and three hundred and sixty (360) members in the House of Representatives.
The Senate leaders is referred to as the Senate President while his counterpart in the House of Representative is known as the Speaker.
It has been observed that while some lawmakers have become popular (for good or bad reasons), others choose to remain in the background.
Pulse has compiled a list of fifteen (15) lawmakers who are not as popular as the others.
1. Sulaiman Nazif; Born on April 14, 1970, Senator Nazif was elected Senator for the Bauchi North federal constituency of Bauchi state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
2. Foster Ogola: Born in 1961, Senator Ogola represents Bayelse West Senatorial District of Bayelsa atate.
3. Rose Okoji: Born on September 27, 1956, Senator Okoji is the senator representing Cross River North constituency.
4. Aisagbonriodion Urhoghide: Born on August 8, 1955, Senator Urhoghide is the lawmaker representing Edo South Senatorial district.
5. Danjuma La'ah: Senator La'ah is the lawmaker representing Kaduna South Senatorial District.
6. Aruwa Gyunka: He represents Nassarawa North Senatorial District.
7. Adamu Kamale: Honourable Kamale represents Michika/Madagali federal constituency of Adamawa state.
8. Omar Tata: Honourable Tata represents Zaki federal constituency of Bauchi state.
9. Agbedi Yeitiemone: Honourable Yeitiemone represents Sagbama/Ekeremor federal constituency of Bayelsa state at the House of Representatives.
10. Orker-Jev Yisa: Honourable Yisa represents Buruku federal constituency of Benue state.
11. Ayi Ekpeyong: He represents Akpabuyo/Bakassi/Calabar South federal constituency of Cross River state.
12: Thaddeus Aina: He is the member representing Ekiti North constituency II at the House of Representatives.
14: Mohammed Onawo: He represents Awe/Doma/Keana federal constituency of Kaduna state.
15. Lawali Hassan: Honourable Hassan represents Anka/Mafara federal constituency of Zamfara state.
EDITORS' NOTE: It is important to state that this article DOES NOT in anyway suggest that the above listed lawmakers are not performing their legislative duties.