Shuaibu Isa Lau is a Senator representing Taraba North in the 9th National Assembly, on the platform of People’s Democratic Party. He was elected the Deputy Senate Minority Leader in 2022.
He was born on 27th November 1960 in Lau Local Government Area, Taraba State, to the family of Alhaji Isa Ali and Hajji Zainab Isa Ali. He is married to Hajia Fati Ibrahim Hassan Lau and blessed with children.
|Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State||Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering||1980-1984|
|General Murtala Muhammed College, Yola, Adamawa State||Ordinary Level School Certificate||1975-1980|
|Local Education Authority Primary School, Lau, Taraba State||First School Leaving Certificate||1969-1975|
Lau LGA, Taraba State
27th November 1960
People Democratic Party (PDP)
Deputy Senate Minority Leader (since 2022)
Senator, Taraba North (since 2017)
Lau joined politics in 2015, by contesting for the Taraba North senatorial seat under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party. He lost it to Abubakar Danladi Sani, who was said to have maneuvered for the seat. Lau later sought redress in the court and won in 2017, to become a member of the Senate in the 8th assembly.
He was re-elected in 2019, under the same political party. Lau serves as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Procurement.
In February 2022, he was elected as the Deputy Senate Minority Leader, following the defection of Senate Emmanuel Bwacha to the All Progressives Congress.
He will be contesting to retain his current position as the senator of the Taraba North senatorial district in the 2023 election