SENATOR PHILIP TANIMU ADUDA MFR was born on 13th June 1969 into the family of Rt. Rev Tanimu Samari Aduda (the Bishop of Gwagwalada), and Chief (Mrs.) Jummai Tanimu Aduda, the president and founder of Grassroot Associations of Nigeria and International Grassroot Association.
A Christian by birth and was brought up under strict Christian principles, as a son of a devout Bishop. It is in the light of this development that he had contributed immensely towards ensuring peaceful co-existence among Muslims, Christians and other religious adherents. Some of his philanthropic works includes his contributions towards the following areas: