Saraki Named 4th Waziri Garin Of Ilorin

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has been elevated by the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Traditional Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu –Gambari to the position of ‘Waziri Garin’ of Ilorin, the Traditional Prime Minister of the emirate.

The announcement of the elevation came at the end of a special prayer session organised by the Emir on the recent victory of Dr Saraki at the Supreme Court over allegations of false asset declaration.

Dr Saraki who is also Turakin Ilorin has, by virtue of the elevation, become the fourth Waziri Garin, succeeding his father, the late Dr Olusola Saraki who held the title until his demise in 2012.

The Emir while speaking said the elevation was in acknowledgement of the Senate President’s passion for the development of the emirate, Kwara State, as well as his political exploits which have brought fame to the State, particularly Ilorin Emirate.

Alhaji Sulu- Gambari said: “We are excited by your political exploits because of late you have become the beautiful bride whom politicians across the board are beckoning to be in their camps. This is a show of recognition of your worth and achievements as a politician.”

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