The Speaker, Kwara State Home of Meeting, Yakubu Salihu-Danladi, has reacted to claims that he’s occupied with becoming a member of the 2023 governorship race within the state.

Naija Information understands there have been campaigns and experiences flying about by some teams alleging the endorsement of the 2023 Kwara North Governorship bid by the Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, the incumbent Speaker Kwara State Home of Meeting.

Reacting, nonetheless, in a press release launched on Thursday, the speaker denounced his alleged bid to assert the primary seat of energy within the state, coming from Kwara North Senatorial zone.

Recall {that a} political stress group; Kwara North Stakeholders Consultative Discussion board (KNSCF) has led agitation that the governorship slot be zone to Kwara North in 2023.

Salihu-Danladi within the assertion signed by his Chief Press Secretary Abdulkadir Yusuf, mentioned he has no ambition to contest the governorship of the state in 2023.

In accordance with the assertion, the Speaker is presently supporting the second-term ambition of governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq as he’s making an attempt to advertise synergy between the Government and the Legislature, Naija Information experiences.

Yusuf mentioned, “Our consideration has been drawn to a cooked-up story by a faceless group or particular person on an alleged endorsement of the 2023 Kwara North Governorship bid by the Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, the Speaker Kwara State Home of Meeting

“To start out with, the final time the Speaker Engr. Danladi-Salihu visited Baruten was within the first week of December in the course of the annual Gani pageant and subsequent receipt of scores of the members of the opposition into the fold of the ruling occasion, the APC.

“Due to this fact, Speaker Danladi didn’t maintain any assembly with anybody in Baruten or elsewhere on the 2023 Kwara North Agenda, we problem the purveyor of the pretend information to show this improper.

“The place of the Rt. Hon. Speaker regarding the agitation of the 2023 Kwara North Agenda is obvious and easy, so any try to tug his identify into it unnecessarily to warmth the polity or create synthetic rigidity within the political house ought to be outrightly disregarded.

“For a really very long time, Rt. Hon. Engr. Danladi-Salihu has elected to throw his weight behind the second time period ambition of His Excellency, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as his constitutional proper, extra importantly, because the Governor is performing splendidly nicely to the admiration of all – unprecedented developments and achievements of the AbdulRahman led administration may very well be seen throughout the three Senatorial Districts particularly the Kwara North.

“The synergy and pleasant relationship of the Government-Legislative beneath Gov AbdulRazaq and Speaker Danladi is within the curiosity of the general public particularly Kwara plenty and that is producing important enchancment within the lives of the citizenry.

The speaker maintained within the assertion that he’s totally dedicated to delivering extra dividends of democracy by laws and the re-election of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for a second time period in 2023.

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