We’ll immortalise late Tafida Ilorin, Kwara Speaker promises

The Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi condoles with His Royal Highness, the Emir of Ilorin, Alh. Dr. Ibrahim Zulu-Gambari, family friends and associates of Dr. Amuda Aluko, the Tafida of Ilorin, who passed on to the great beyond earlier yesterday.

The legislator, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Ibrahim Sheriff, described Dr. Aluko as an elder statesman, whose commitment and sacrifice to the making of a Kwara we can be proud of cannot be overemphasized, stressing the history of actualization of a Kwara that works for all is not complete without his name boldly written.

“On behalf of the 9th legislature of Kwara state, my heartfelt condolence goes to our father, His Royal Highness, the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Zulu-Gambari, family, friends and associates of Dr. Aluko, who departed at a time his wealth of experience is of great significance to our State and her people.

“While we lack the power to undo the will of the Almighty, we will continue to immortalize our heroes past through living by their ideals and values of a sane society, where fairness, justice and equity reigns, that they are fulfilled even in death”, Danladi said.

Danladi seek Allah’s forgiveness for his shortcomings and prayed the elder statesman is granted Aljannatu Firdaous.


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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