The eight Lawmakers-elect for 9th Kwara State House of Assembly from Kwara North senatorial district have formally endorsed Hon Salihu Yakubh Danladi, Ilesha-Baruba/Gwanara Constituency as Consensus Candidate for Speakership position.
The decision was taken during a meeting attended by all eight members at Residence of Hon. Babatunde Abdulkareem representing, Ipaye/Malete/Oloru State Constituency.
This follows the decision of Kwara APC leadership and Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to zone the position to the senatorial district.
In a brief chat with newsmen after the meeting, Hon. Mohammed Baba Salihu said they unanimously picked Salihu Yakubu Danladi due to his competence, capability and in the spirit of equity, Justice as well as fairness.
Hon Baba Salihu noted that the Speaker Hopeful is the youngest among them and supported to further encourage youth participation in politics.
He lauded Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and APC leadership for their uprightness and fairness in sharing of political positions, saying ‘the new dawn of greatness is here’.
The eight Lawmakers-elect however urged other members from Kwara South and Central to support Hon. Yakubu Danladi during their inauguration on Tuesday in the spirit of oneness, unity and cohesion of the party.
The 34 Year-old Danladi is a graduate of Engineering from Federal University of Technology Minna. He worked for about 10years at FUTMinna before resigning to contest for House of Assembly election.
The Speaker Hopeful is happily married with a child.