7 June 2011
The new Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, was born in Tambuwal in Tambuwal Local Government Area of Sokoto State in January 10, 1966.
Tambuwal Primary School, Tambuwal, from where he left for Government Teachers College, Dogon Daji, , where he obtained Grade 11 Teachers College in 1984. Sokoto State
In 1991, Tambuwal obtained Bachellor of Law degree from
Usman Dan Fodio University and ,barrister at Law from Nigerian Law School, in 1992. Lagos
He also attended Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2008 and
for a course international in 2008. Telane University
The new speaker had held various positions in the Nigerian Bar Association including, Sokoto State branch Public Relations Officer, 1996 to 1997; the branch secretary, 1997 to 1998; National Assistant Financial Secretary, 1998 to 2000; and Assistant National Secretary, 2000 and 2002.
He was the House Deputy Chief Whip between 2007 and 2011 and a member of the following committees: Rules and Business; Communication; judiciary and water resources.