There are 109 Senators in the Senate, 3 each from each of the 36 States of the Federation and 1 representing the Federal Capital Territory. However, irrespective of size, the Senate is based on equal representation of the States of the federation.
The presiding officer of the Senate is the President of the Senate and is assisted by the Deputy President. There are other Principal Officers of the Senate which include: the Majority Leader, Chief Whip, Deputy Majority Leader, Deputy Chief Whip, Minority Leader, Minority Whip, Deputy Minority Leader and Deputy Minority Whip.
In addition, there are 54 Standing Committees in the Senate chaired by Committee Chairmen.