The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the Federal House of Representatives of Nigeria.
The Speaker of the House of Rep. is the third in line for succession to the Nigerian presidency, after the Senate President and the Vice President.
Sir Frederic Metcalfe of Great Britain became Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria in 1955. He was replaced by the first indigenous speaker, Jaja Wachuku, in 1959.
Below is the list of the Speakers of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, their tenure and political party:
|Sir Frederic Metcalfe||1955-1959|
|Ibrahim Jalo Waziri||1960–1966||NPC|
|Ghali Umar Na’Abba||2000–2003||PDP|
|Aminu Bello Masari||2003–2007||PDP|
|Aminu Waziri Tambuwal||2011 – 2015||APC|
|Yakubu Dogara||2015 – 2019||PDP|
|Femi Gbajabiamila||2019 – Present||APC|