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Ex-varsity staff emerges Kwara Speaker



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34-year-old former staff of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Yakubu Saliu Danladi has emerged the speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly.

Danladi, first time member of the Assembly is representing Ilesha/Gwanara constituency.

He won the assembly seat under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23rd, 2019 presidential/National Assembly elections.

Hon Danladi who emerged unanimously was nominated by member representing Balogun-Ojomu constituency of Offa local government, Hon Saheed Popoola.

Prince Popoola was seconded by Hon. Haliru Danbaba.

The speaker was born on 31st May, 1985 in Gwanara, Baruten local government area of Kwara state.
He attended BLGEA Primary School, Gwanara from 1988 to 1993.

He had his post-primary education at St Anthony Secondary School Ilorin and obtained his SSCE in 2001.

He attended Kaduna Polytechnic between 2003 and 2008 for his national diploma and higher national diploma in electrical/electrical engineering.

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In 2016, he earned a degree in electrical/electronics engineering from Federal University of Technology Minna.

He served at National Water Resources Institute Kaduna for his one year mandatory NYSC programme.

He was a staff of FUT Minna, Niger state between 2010 and 2018.


In 2011 he was Kwara North youth co-ordinator of Buhari Campaign Organization in the defunct Congress Progressives Change (CPC).