Philips Tanimu Aduda is a Nigerian politician who served two terms in the national House of Representatives between 2003 and 2011, and was elected to the Senate for the Abuja Federal Capital Territory in the 9 April 2011 elections, running on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket
NAME: Philips Tanimu Aduda
EDUCATION: Government Secondary School, Gwagwalada (1983–1987) and Kaduna State Polytechnic (1987–1990) for his secondary education.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: In 1996 Aduda ran as an independent and was elected a Councilor of Karu Ward, Abuja, and held various positions on the Abuja Municipal Area Council. He was elected as Member of the House of Representatives for AMAC/Bwara in Abuja (2003–2007), and was appointed Chairman, of the House committee on Federal Capital Territory, and member of other committees. He was re-elected to representing Bwari Area, Abuja in the House of Representatives in 2008. In October 2009 he was given the Best Performing Legislator Award for his contribution to the development of the people