Emir of Ilorin Delighted Over Atunwa's Choice as PDP Governorship Candidate

Date: 2018-10-03

The Emir of Ilorin HRH Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Sulu- Gambari CFR has expressed his delight over the choice of Rt. Hon. Razak Atunwa as the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Emir made this disclosure when he received Atunwa on Wednesday, who had come to solicit for his support and equally seek royal blessings.

Recall, that Atunwa on Monday, emerged as the Governorship candidate of the Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the March 2, Governorship election.

Commenting on the choice of Atunwa, the Emir expressed his joy, describing Atunwa as an Illustrious son of the Emirate, with immense contribution.

He noted that Atunwa's choice is a testament to the diversity of the Emirate. The Emir reiterated his commitment to the unity, cohesion and harmonious relation within the Emirate.

The Emir seized the moment to offer prayers to almighty God, asking God to grant Atunwa the exalted position.

49-year-old Razak Atunwa is the chairman, House Committee on Justice.

Atunwa, a Barrister at law, with specialization in criminal and international law.

Atunwa was appointed as the commissioner for Land and Housing in Kwara state in August 2005.

He served as the commissioner for information and home affairs (2006 - 2007), commissioner for works and transport (2007 - 2009) and commissioner for finance (2009 - 2010).

In 2011, he was elected into the Kwara state house of assembly to represent Owode/Onire Constituency of Kwara state on the (PDP) platform and was later unanimously elected speaker of the Assembly at the inauguration of the 7th legislature.

Asides from his law practice, Hon Atunwa, is also a licensed pilot certified in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

 

 


Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

JAMB     TIC     Nupe     George Funsho Adebayo     Segun Olawoyin     Omoniyi Ayinla     Kayode Zubair     Eleja     Emir Of Ilorin     Bello Bature     Tafidan Kaiama     Kwha.gov.ng     Sabo-Oke     Rasaq Jimoh     Ayo Salami     Suleiman Ajadi     Buhari     Mahfouz Adedimeji     Binta Abubakar-Mora     George Innih     Akande Idowu Ayoola Muhammed     Oyawoye     Offa Poly     Olusegun Adeniyi     Charles Ibitoye     Falokun-Oja     Abdulkadir Remi Hawawu     Gbajabiamila     Yusuf Abdulraheem     Tsaragi     Ike Ekweremadu     Alao Ayotunde     Kwara 2015     Oba Sulaiman Asude     David Adesina     Vasolar Consortium     Veterinary Teaching Hospital     Geri-Alimi Split Diamond Interchange     Mashood Dauda     Lanwa     Galland Marcias     KWATMA     Daud Adeshola     Igbaja     Lawyers Unite Against Corruption     Sola Saraki University     Ibrahim Abdullahi     Gbugbu     Code Of Conduct     Y.A. Abdulkareem     Abdulazeez Uthman     Jebba     Lukman Adeloyin     Salihu Alhaji Musa     Ahmad Uthman     Matthew Babaoye     Idiagbon     Mohammed Abdulahi     Umar Ahmed Gunu     Lafiagi     IF-K     Mohammed Katsina Ahmed     Tinubu     Playing Host     Mohammed Khadijat Kubura     BIR     Adam Abdullahi Al-Ilory     College Of Education     Quranic Recitation Competition     Kayode Issa     Unilorin     Mahmud Ajeigbe     VADA     Tunde Akanbi     Oni Adebayo     Issa Manzuma     Apado