Sen(Dr.) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON for Taraba Decides Debate 2022

Sen(Dr.) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON


He is a serving Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Taraba South Senatorial District. Distinguished Sen.(Dr) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON was born on the 15th December 1962 in Mararraba, Donga Local Government Area of Taraba State.



EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Distinguished Sen. (Dr)Emmanuel Bwacha, CON attended LEA Primary School Mararraba in Donga LGA and Mbiya Government Secondary School (MGSS) Takum, all in Taraba State; where he obtained Primary and Secondary (GCE) certificates. His penchant to acquire higher knowledge propelled him to attend the famous College for Preliminary Studies, Yola and University of Jos, where he graduated with Interim Joint Matriculation Examination (IJMB) and LLB (Hons) degree respectively.



PUBLIC LIFE (POLITICS)

The amiable senator came into political lime light when he contested the chairmanship of Donga LGA in 1992 under the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP) and was later elected State Secretary of the then People Democratic Movement (PDM), Taraba State Chapter from 1994 – 1997. His effective representation in the above capacity earned him unflinching support from his constituents who further elected him into Taraba State House of Assembly, as a member representing Donga State constituency in 1999 where he served as house leader, popularly known in the political parlance as Majority Leader.



Given his high performance in discharging his elective mandate. The then government of the day saw the utmost need to stabilize the government, recruited his service from the legislative position to executive capacity where he was appointed Commissioner of Agriculture in Taraba State from 1999 – 2003.



It may interest you to know that the track record of Distinguished Sen.(Dr) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON within the State earned him the confidence of his people (constituents) to further elect him to serve them at the Federal Parliament as a member, Federal House of Representatives, representing Takum, Donga, Ussa and Yangtu Development Area, Federal Constituency of Taraba State from 2003 – 2007, where he earned the confidence of the Speaker/colleagues to be appointed Chairman, House Committee on Police Affairs, a position he served prudently and diligently.



It may once again interest you to know that given the effective representation of distinguished Senator (Dr) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON, at the green chamber propelled him to be elected by his people (constituents) to represent them at the upper Chamber (Red Chamber) of the National Parliament from 2011 – 2015 as a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, representing the good people of Taraba South Senatorial district. Due to Sen.(Dr) E. Bwacha’s track record of performance in agriculture the then Senate President deemed it fit to re-appoint him as Senate Committee Chairman on Agriculture, a responsibility he discharged creditably well.



As if that is all, in 2015 Sen.(Dr) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON, was re-elected to the Senate by his people to join the league of ranking Senators and was overwhelmingly elected by his distinguished colleagues to serve as Deputy Minority Leader of the Senate; a position he is currently serving.



HONOURS

Distinguished Sen.(Dr) Emmanuel Bwacha,CON’s quality leadership, selfless service, track record, effective representation and contributions to humanity, moved former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON, to confer on the people’ senator, National Merit Award, popularly Known as Commander of the Order of Niger(CON) in 2012; a national honor meant for recognition of his hard work and quality leadership.



Also, in 2018 Senator (Dr)Emmanuel Bwacha,CON conferred with another prestigious honorary doctorate degree namely Doctor of Divinity by Theological College of Northern Nigeria (TCNN), Bukuru, Jos for his penchant for political and spiritual development.



Apart from the above, the people’ Senator has other several Awards in his honor ranging from media houses NGOs, Student Unions, Women activists, Professional bodies amongst others.



MARITAL STATUS

Distinguished Sen.(Dr)Emmanuel Bwacha, CON. is successfully married to Mrs. Deborah Bwacha with Four Children to the glory of the Lord.



HOBBIES

Distinguished Sen.(Dr) Emmanuel Bwacha, CON Loves reading and spreading of the gospel through DVDs, Tracks, spiritual books, empowering the less privileged, promoting Education for the Poor, Traveling, Singing Christian Music among others.



RELIGIOUS LIFE

The impact of Sen. (Dr) E. Bwacha, CON is not only felt in the circular world, he is a strong soldier of Jesus Christ, doing greatly in soul winning as the Torch light of God in governance as you can see/hear him vouch for the service of the Lord, “In the year 2012, the lord Jesus opened my eyes to the knowledge of the Truth of the gospel of salvation through The Holiness Revival Ministry worldwide. Where God leads me to where am I now. I will go even as the spread of the gospel of Jesus Christ remains my passion to the glory of God – Amen

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