Kwara Speaker Loses Dad

The death has been announced of a foremost educator and the Tafarikin Borgu, of Borgu Kingdom Alhaji Salihu Aliyu Gwanara.

He is the father of the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu.

A statement issued by Alhaji Mohammed Salihu, on behalf of the family revealed that Alhaji Aliyu Gwanara died on Friday 17th June, 2022 and has been buried according to Islamic rites this morning in his hometown in Gwanara.

Alhaji Salihu Aliyu was a former councilor in the Old Borgu Kingdom.

The deceased who was until his death, the Tafarkin of Borgu Kingdom is survived by children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, among them are Alhaji Mohammed Salihu, Hajia Halima Jumai Kperogi, Alhaji Audu Salihu, among others.


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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