Olawoyin joins Kwara South Senatorial race

By Femi Aribisala

As the 2023 general elections draws nearer, more aspirants have continue to throw their weight into the rings to via for various elective posts.

Prominent among those to have publicly declared intention to contest is the political scion of the late J.S Olawoyin family, Barr. Segun Olawoyin who yesterday during the posthumous birthday celebration of his father, J.S Olawoyin who was a ranking Awolowo ally during his time, expressed his intention to represent the Kwara South Senatorial District at the red chambers of the National Assembly.

Olawoyin while addressing the gathering said “I am Chief Olusegun Oluwatoyin Olawoyin and I am here to make it known that I am ready to offer myself in service to the good people of Kwara South Senatorial District. I wish to begin the journey as expected by seeking the PDP senatorial nomination.”

“It is for this reason that I come forward to make my intention known to all. I am interested in becoming a member of the Nigerian Senate to represent the Kwara South Senatorial district’ he said while the audience greeted this with a thunderous applause.

The former Offa LG boss, while reeling out his legislative agenda said “With your support I am set to introduce legislative agenda that is specific, measurable, achievable, reliable, people -oriented and practicable.”

“awmaking has taken a different dimension and only those with the requisite skills, aptitude should represent us in the Red Chambers.

“I have been an integral part of the system and I am well aware of the agonies of our people.”

“My focus when chosen by God and the people and, I finally win the election, is to use my exposure in the public service over the years as well as extensive networking to highlight these needs to the appropriate authorities. I also desire to propose bills that will add value to our people through creative policies” 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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