Jonathan Zwingina

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Jonathan Silas Zwingina
Senator for Adamawa South
In office
May 1999 – May 2007
Succeeded byGrace Folashade Bent
Personal details
BornAdamawa State, Nigeria
 
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Jonathan Silas Zwingina
Senator for Adamawa South
In office
May 1999 – May 2007
Succeeded byGrace Folashade Bent
Personal details
BornAdamawa State, Nigeria

Jonathan Silas Zwingina was elected Senator for the Adamawa South constituency of Adamawa State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999.[1] He was reelected in April 2003, again on the PDP platform.[2] After taking his seat in the Senate in June 1999, he was appointed to committees on Works & Housing (chairman), Establishment, Internal Affairs, Information, Special Projects, Privatization and Economic Affairs.[3] Zwingina's palatial residence in Abuja was demolished in February 2007, allegedly on the orders of Nasir el-Rufai, the Federal Capital Territory Minister.[4]

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  1. ^ "FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 20 FEBRUARY AND 7 MARCH 1999". Psephos. Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  2. ^ "Senators". Dawodu. Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  3. ^ "Congressional Committees". Nigeria Congress. Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  4. ^ Emmanuel Aziken (6 February 2007). "El-Rufai Pulls Down Zwingina's House". Vanguard. Retrieved 2010-06-25.