By Daniel Ayantoye
Ward leaders in the state have described the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki as a political leader who fulfils his electioneering promises.
The leaders, who spoke in separate interviews during an empowerment programme and distribution of 170 motorcycles at Saraki’s Constituency office in Ilorin on Tuesday, noted that political offices require only those who can make bold their campaign promises to the people.
According to them, the latest gesture is another evidence of the Senate President’s commitment to the wellbeing of his people.
The Chairman, Ajikobi Ward who doubles as the Chairman of Ilorin Emirate Forum, Alhaji Musa Araoyo said, “This is a laudable effort from our leader and I am particularly happy as the gesture will continue to boost and encourage participation of people in politics.”
In the same vein, the Chairman Emirate Wards Youth Leader, Alhaji Idris Junaid Aliu, appreciated Saraki and prayed for his continuous guidance and protection.
Addressing the beneficiaries, the Director General, ABS Mandate Office, Alhaji Wahab Issa reiterated his principal’s commitment to the welfare of his constituency adding that more empowerment programmes will be carried out in Kwara Central.
He however called for unalloyed support for the Senate President.
Motorcycles of various brands were distributed across the 52 wards in Kwara Central Senatorial District.