Gov. AbdulRazaq elated as Senator Ashiru emerges new Senate Deputy Leader

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has expressed happiness at the emergence of Senator Lola Ashiru (Kwara South) as the new Deputy Leader of the Nigerian Senate.

In a statement on Wednesday, the Governor said the elevation is deserving as it underscores the confidence the Senate leadership reposes in Senator Ashiru as well as the contributions of Kwara APC to the victory of the party at the last election.

“On behalf of the people and government of Kwara State, I send our heartfelt congratulations to Senator Lola Ashiru and the state chapter of the APC. We are indeed proud of this achievement as we believe it is a continuation of the rewards and  positive developments that will come to the state and to party stalwarts who worked for the success of the party.

“I thank the Senate leadership for the honour done to one of our own, while looking forward to more of such,” the statement said.

The Governor wishes Senator Ashiru a successful outing as the new Deputy Senate Leader, praying him and all others to continue to work for the success of the Renewed Hope Agenda of Mr. President.”


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

Learn More →