Kwara lawmakers elect 34-year-old Danladi as speaker

Kwara lawmakers elect 34-year-old Danladi as speaker

- Yakubu Saliu Danladi, 34, has emerged speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly

- Danladi elected on the platform of the APC, emerged speaker unopposed

- The speaker in his acceptance speech said he offered himself for the service of the house and the state

The lawmaker representing Ilesha-Gwanara constituency of Baruten local government, Yakubu Saliu Danladi, has emerged speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly.

Danladi was nominated by Saheed Popoola, member representing Balogun-Ojomu constituency of Offa local government and seconded by Haliru Danbaba.

Daily Trust reports that the 34-year-old speaker in his acceptance speech said he offered himself for the service of the house and the state.

Kwara lawmakers elect 34-year-old Danladi as speaker

Yakubu Saliu Danladi, the 34-year-old speaker of Kwara state House of Assembly. Photo credit: Daily Trust
Source: UGC

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He attended BLGEA Primary School, Gwanara from 1988-1993, he later proceeded to St Anthony Secondary School Ilorin for his secondary education where he obtained his SSCE in the year 2001.

Danladi later attended Kaduna Polytechnic where he obtained his National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Electrical/Electrical Engineering from 2003-2008. Yakubu Saliu Danladi, speaker, Kwara state house of assembly singing his form.

The lawmaker earned a B.Eng in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from Federal University of Technology Minna in 2016. He served at National Water Resources Institute Kaduna during his one year compulsory National Service.

He was a staff of Federal University of Technology Minna from 2010 till he voluntarily withdrew from service in 2018. He has a vast leadership experience, having served as the Secretary National Union of Baruten Student, Kaduna Polytechnic Chapter in the 2005/2006 session. In 2008, he was a National Member on NAKSS constitution review.

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He was later elected as the vice-president of Kwara North Student Union of the Kaduna Polytechnic Chapter in 2007/2008 Session. In the 2007/2008 he served as the Secretary of the National Association of Kwara State Student of the Kaduna Polytechnic Chapter.

In 2011, he was the youth co-ordinator of Buhari Campaign Organization under CPC (Kwara North Senatorial District). Also in 2015, he was the Youth Co-ordinator for Yinusa Yahaya Campaign Organization under PDP (Kwara north Senatorial District).

He was the secretary NYSC tourism club Kaduna from 2009-2010. In February 2019, he contested and won election as the member, House of Assembly representing Ilesha/Gwanara Constituency on the platform of APC.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported Abok Ayuba, a 33-year-old law student, on Monday, June 10, emerged as speaker of the ninth Plateau House of Assembly.

Abok, a final year student of the University of Jos, was elected unopposed at the Assembly’s inaugural sitting.

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