Kwara North expresses pride in Danladi, as APC Conference of Speakers elects Kwara Speaker as Chairman

The Coalition of Kwara North Groups (CKNG) has expressed pride in the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu after his election as the Chairman of the All Progressives (APC) Speakers Forum, describing it as a testament to his unwavering leadership capacity.

This is contained in a congratulatory statement by the CKNG, signed by the General Secretary – Manzuma Kafiyaro on behalf of the Chairman, following the emergence of Rt. Hon. Danladi-Salihu as the Chairman of House of Assembly Speakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) extractio

The All Progressives Congress, APC Conference of Speakers on Friday, elected new leadership at its general meeting where matters affecting legislative autonomy and other critical and developmental issues were discussed.

In a communiqué issued and signed by Speakers of the APC states Assemblies at the end of the general meeting held in Abuja, the conference announced Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu (Kwara) as its new Chairman after a competitive, transparent, and democratic election.

Other elected officials of the conference according to the communiqués are Rt. Hon. Moses Ije Odunwo (Ebonyi); Deputy Chairman, Rt. Hon. Chiroma A. Buba(Yobe); Vice Chairman, North, Rt. Hon. Olamide Oladiji (Ondo state); Vice Chairman, South, Rt. Hon. Elvert Ayambem (Cross Rivers); Treasurer and Rt. Hon. Yusuf Liman (Kaduna); Financial Secretary.

The Conference while recognizing the indispensable role of legislative autonomy in upholding democratic principles and ensuring effective governance, reaffirmed its commitment to safeguarding and upholding the autonomy of the legislative arm at all levels of government to promote good governance that would engender Nigeria’s growth and progress.

“During our meeting, we also deliberated on various resolutions aimed at fostering legislative excellence, promoting good governance, and advancing the development of our great nation. These resolutions encompassed a wide range of issues, including legislative reforms, intergovernmental cooperation, capacity building, and public engagement. We are committed to implementing these resolutions at our respective state legislatures, thereby contributing to the overall growth and progress of Nigeria”

To enhance transparency, accountability, and the overall quality of governance in APC states, the Conference reiterated its commitment to strengthen collaboration and partner with the state governors to craft and enact legislation that addresses the needs and aspirations of people and communities.

While congratulating the newly elected officials of the Conference, the Speakers of the APC states resolved to give their unalloyed support to the esteemed administration of His Excellency, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a result of his wealth of experience, exemplary leadership qualities, and his commitment to the progress and development of Nigeria.

CKNG stressed that “Rt. Hon. Speaker (Danladi-Salihu) has not only made Kwara North proud but also the entire Kwara State.

“The Rt. Hon. Speaker’s emergence as Chairman is no doubt attributted to his unwavering leadership capacity needed by APC Speakers Forum, CKNG maintained.”

The CKNG therefore urge Rt.Hon Danladi-Salihu to continue upholding his demonstration of capacity and great qualities of leadership, while praying ALLAH SWT to guide him in the discharge of his responsibilities for a better Nigeria.


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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