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

SPEECH DELIVERED BY SENATOR GBENGA B. ASHAFA AT THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE 5 DAY ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SKILL ACQUISITION TRAINING PROGRAM FOR CONSTITUENTS OF LAGOS EAST ON FRIDAY 16TH FEBRUARY, 2018 HELD AT THE BUSINESS CLUB AGIDINGBI, IKEJA, AGOS  

Protocols. It gives me great pleasure to join you today as we round up the 5-day entrepreneurship and skill acquisition training program for the constituents of Lagos East Senatorial District. This program was put together by my office in partnership with the Small and Medium Scale Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). For the past 5…

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Senate, Reps, C’ttees drill transport minister during 2018 budget proposal defence

Minister for Transportation, Mr Rotimi Ameschi and his team, yesterday, defended the ministry’s budget proposals for 2018, before the Joint Senate and House of Representatives Committee on Land Transport, Chaired by Senator Gbenga Ashafa and Aminu Isa. In his remarks, Ashafa, while urging the minister and his team to deliver President Muhamadu Buhari’s campaign promises…

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PROFESSIONALISM WILL INCREASE THE TRANSPORT SECTOR’S CONTRIBUTION TO GDP – ASHAFA

Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator Gbenga Ashafa on Wednesday stated that the passage of the Bill to Establish the Chattered institute of Logistics and Transport of Nigeria will enhance professionalism in the area of Logistics and Transportation Services in Nigeria. He also identified lack of professionalism and standardization as factors responsible for the…

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DELIVER ON CRITICAL RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE BEFORE 2019, TO EASE TRANSPORTATION FOR ALL NIGERIANS- ASHAFA TO AMAECHI

Senator Gbenga Ashafa, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Land Transport has urged the Federal Ministry of Transport to ensure delivery of standard gauge rail lines and other vital rail infrastructure to Nigerians before 2019. Ashafa made this call on Monday, 11th day of December,2017 while Chairing the budget Defence Session organised by the Committee…

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