Rt. Hon. Danladi-Salihu re-elected as Kwara Assembly Speaker

The Speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon. Yakubu Danladi Salihu have been reelected as the speaker of the 10th assembly.

Hon Danladi-Salihu emerged following a motion for his nomination as Speaker by member representing Kaiama-Kemaji-Wajibe Constituency, Abdullahi Halidu Danbaba and seconded by Fatimah Arinola Lawal representing Ilorin-East

Similarly, Emmanuel Ojo Oyebode of Oke-Ogun Constituency also elected as Deputy Speaker of House unopposed.

The inauguration of the Tenth Assembly was conducted by the Clerk of the House, Hajia Hameedah Jummai Kperogi at the Hallowed Chamber of the assembly , in Ilorin the State Capital

In his acceptance, the Speaker promised to justify the confidence reposed him by members and so applauded Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq for his giant strides in all sectors of the economy in the state.

Other Principal Officers of House are Hon. Oba Abdulkadir Mogaji representing Ilorin Central Constituency who was announced as the House leader, Hon.Medinah Abdulrahman, representing Lanwa Ejidongari Constituency, as Deputy House Leader.

Hon. Abdulganiyu Abolarin-Gabriel of Ekiti Constituency emerged as Chief Whip while Mariam Yusuf Aladi of Ilorin South Constituency clinched the position of Deputy Whip of the House.

Our House of Assembly Correspondent, reports that the Tenth Legislature of Kwara State House of Assembly was Inaugurated amidst mammoth crowd in Ilorin, following issuance of a Proclamation by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq in compliance with section One Zero Five subsection Three of the Constitution as amended

The Twenty-Four lawmakers of the newly inaugurated Tenth of Assembly consist of Five Female Lawmakers representing 24.5 Percent and a Peoples Democratic Party lawmaker, Otunba Taiye Afolabi of Odo-Ogun Constituency


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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