Appointment: Gbemi Saraki fete loyalists, others in Abuja

Date: 2016-03-09

It was a moment of merriment and thanks-giving for loyalists of chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, Senator Gbemisola Saraki as they gathered in their numbers to rejoice over the appointment of their leader as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Federal University, Utuoke, Bayelsa state.

Present at the ceremony were top chieftains of the APC in Kwara state, including Rev. Benjamin Issa, a former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hajia Mariam Adaji, former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Hassan Razaq, a member of the Kwara House, Alhaji Femi Whyte, a former National Vice-Chairman of the All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP), Alhaji S.Y. Yaman and Alhaji Lanre Onilu, an Abuja based PR guru. Others include, Captain Nasir Mohammed, Engr. Yinusa Afolabi and Mrs Caroline Adumo, all former commissioners in the state

Captain Nasir, who talked for and on behalf of the members of the GRS political family, expressed delight over the appointment. He described the appointment as a call to service and a recognition of Ms Saraki's giant strides in both the educational and human capital development. He expressed confidence that Saraki would perform exceedingly well throughout her stay in office.

Responding, Sen. Gbemi Saraki commended her loyalists for finding time to grace the occasion of her inauguration. She expressed appreciation for their 'untiring support' over the years. She also called on them to continue to support her with prayers so as to be able to carry out the enormous responsibilities of her office.

She thanked the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for considering her worthy of the appointment and promised to work hard to achieve the goals and programmes of the APC in improving the standards of education in the country.

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