Ex-Minister, Senator emerge Kwara PDP senatorial candidates

Former Minister of Sports Malam Bolaji Abdullahi has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate for Kwara central senatorial district.

Abdullahi was elected through affirmation by delegates at the PDP’s senatorial primary at Mariam Event Centre, Ilorin.

The national officer that conducted the primary, Hashim Jimoh, announced Abdullahi as the winner, having been returned unopposed.

Also a former Senator, Rafiu Ibrahim was elected as the PDP’s candidate for Kwara south senatorial district.

Ibrahim also emerged through affirmation at the primary in Omu- Aran in Irepodun local government area of the state.

Chairman of PDP in Kwara south, Comrade Bisi Fakayode raised up Ibrahim’s hand after his unanimous election.

As at the time of this report, the result for Kwara north senatorial district was not ready as the election was still in progress.

The contest for the Kwara north ticket is between Prince Adamu Bawa from Batonu axis and Hajia Aisha Ahman-Pategi from Nupe axis

Speaking with reporters after his emergence, Abdullahi thanked the PDP stakeholders and delegates for confirming him as Kwara central’s candidate.

He also thanked journalists for their support, adding that :” I don’t take your support and that of the PDP’s stakeholders for granted.

Abdullahi assured the people of his constituency of quality representation at the Senate.


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