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Corporate and Political Activities

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CORPORATE ACTIVITIES

i.                  Treasurer of Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CMAN, 1986.

ii.                  Deputy Chairman, Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CMAN, 1987-1990.

iii.                Member, Committee of Chief Executives of CANMPET, 1987-1992.

iv.                Member, Committee of Chief Executive of Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, 1980-1992.

v.                Chairman, Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CMAN, 1991-1994.

vi.           Chairman, Task Force on Deconsolidation of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria as part of the Technical Committee on Privatization & Commercialization of the Organization, 1993.

 

POLTICIAL ACTIVITIES

1.         Member/Elected Delegate, National Constitutional Conference 1994-1995 While at the Conference, he was;

            a.         Chairman, Political Transition Committee

b.         Chairman National Consultative Forum, an 8 man-partisan body of Delegates for the promotion of National Unity and Understanding for the success of the Conference.

2.         Treasurer, Congress for National Consensus, CNC, (Pol. Party), 1996

3.         Chairman, Congress for National Consensus, CNC, 1997

4.         National Trustee, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, 1998 to 2014

5.         Member, Presidential Policy Advisory Committee, PPAC, to President Olusegun Obasanjo, 1999.

            a.         Chairman, Social Infrastructure Sub-Committee

6.      National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ruling Party of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999-2001 which produced the President and 21 State Governors.

7.         Presidential Aspirant, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Primaries, 2002- but was defeated by incumbent President Olusegun Obasanjo.

8.         Delegate, National Political Reform Conference, NPRC, Abuja 2005, while at the Conference, he was:

            a.         Member, Business Committee

b.         Chairman, Editorial for the Compilation of the Report of the Social Infrastructure Committee.

9.         Elected Senator into the 7th National Assembly, representing Benue North-East Senatorial District, April 2011 – May 2015.

 

10.       Re-elected Senator into the 8th National Assembly representing Benue North-East Senatorial District, June 2015 till date and currently serving as Chairman, Senate Committee on Housing.