ABOUT GBENGA ASHAFA

Gbenga Ashafa (born 22nd July 1955) is a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Lagos State. He represents Lagos East in the current 8th National Assembly. He is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

WORK IN THE SENATE

Senator Gbenga Ashafa was elected to the Nigerian Senate in April 2011 and re-elected in 2015. Over the course of his term at the Senate, he has sponsored twelve bills including the Income Tax Holiday Bill and the Harmful Waste Act Bill.

PROJECTS

Senator Ashafa has delivered community development projects through the Gbenga Ashafa Trust Endowment (G.A.T.E), and infrastructure development projects through his constituency offices across Lagos East since 2011.

APC

Senator Ashafa is a member of the All Progressives Congress. He was the Secretary of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) Senate Caucus until the fusion of the ACN into the All Progressives Congress.

NEWS AND UPDATES

General Electric $2.7 Billion Rail Concession proposal; Amaechi updates Senate Committee on Land Transport

In what initially appeared to be a battle of supremacy between The Senate Committee on Land Transport and the Honourable Minister for Transportation over the planned Concession of the Narrow Gauge rail network across the country, the interest of Nigerians eventually became a common ground when the Honourable Minister appeared before the committee under the able…

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FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE NATIONAL LIBRARY AFTER 11 YEARS IS A PREVENTABLE ECONOMIC LOSS AND A NATIONAL EMBARASSMENT – ASHAFA MOVES SENATE TO INTERVENE

The Senate on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 criticized the inability of the Federal Government to complete the National Library Building Project eleven years after the contract was awarded.  The matter was recently brought to the fore of burning national issues during Tuesday’s senate plenary via a motion sponsored by Senator Olugbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East…

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NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION BILL TO LAY FOUNDATION FOR SMART MOBILITY IN NIGERIA – ASHAFA

The Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has stated that the National Transport Commission Bill will set the tone for an integrated, multi-modal and smart transport Sector in Nigeria. The Senator made this statement while delivering his Goodwill message at the opening session of the Transportation Growth Initiative’s 2nd International Conference themed…

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GOODWILL MESSAGE DELIVERED BY SENATOR GBENGA ASHAFA AT THE 2ND TRANSPORTATION GROWTH INITIATIVE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, HELD AT THE NAF CONFERENCE CENTER ON 23RD OCTOBER, 2017

It gives me great pleasure to be here with you all at the 2ndinternational conference of the Transportation Growth Initiative. The theme of this year’s conference “Smart Mobility Africa; Issues, challenges and opportunities” is not only very germane but also very close to my heart. I therefore seize this opportunity to thank the organizers’ of…

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