Biography Of Senator Mohammed Ogoshi Onawo


Mohammed Ogoshi Onawo is a Nigerian politician and a member of the 10th Senate from Nasarawa South Senatorial District on the ticket of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was a member of the 8th National Assembly and former speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly.




Onawo was a speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly before being elected to the 8th National Assembly representing Awe/Doma/Keana Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives from 2015 to 2019. In 2019, he ran for Nasarawa West Senatorial District on the ticket of the PDP but lost. He won the PDP ticket again in the 2022 primary election. In the February 25, 2023 Senate election, he ran against a former governor of Nasarawa State and incumbent Senator Tanko Al-Makura of the APC. Running against the former two term governor and incumbent senator, Onawo was underrated and his chance of winning the election was rated very low. Onawo’s victory was major political upset in the 2023 general elections.

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