Kwara 2023: Igbomina bloc makes case for Kwara South Senatorial Seat

By Adebisi Oyelere

The Igbomina Agenda, a political pressure group within the Kwara South Senatorial District of Kwara State has made case for the ceding of the Senatorial seat to the Igbomina block in the interest of justice, fairness and equity.

Igbomina which is one of the socio-cultural tripod of the Kwara South also have the Ibolo and the Ekiti bloc to complete the tripod.

The group at its press conference addressed by its Secretary, Akinjide Ogunyemi which held at the Igbomina House, Ganmo, made case for the ceding of the slot to the Igbomina leg which boast of 3 local governments – Irepodun, Ifelodun and Isin out of the 7 local government areas making up the Senatorial District.

The release reads “The trend of political representation at the Senate from Kwara South has not been in line with the spirit of equity, justice and fairness. An overview of the trajectory of Senatorial representation in Kwara South since 1979 indicates a conspicuous imbalance in Senatorial representation.

“Thus; Sen. C. O Adebayo from Isin (1979-1983), Sen. Bisi Oyewo from Oyun (1992 – 1993), Sen. Salaudeen Thomade from Offa 1983 (3 months), Sen. Makanjuola Ajadi from Ifelodun (1999 – 2004), Sen. S. S Ajibola from Ekiti (2004 – 2015) Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim from Oyun (2015 – 2019) and Sen. Lola Ashiru from Offa 2019 – till date” he added


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.

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