In posts on his social media pages, Saraki, who is also a two-time Governor of Kwara State, shared beautiful images of him and his wife, describing Mrs. Saraki as a ‘champion’, and an ‘extraordinary mother.’
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Saraki, in whose administration as Governor of Kwara State, Ogundeji served, described the death of the late politician, civil servant and educationist as a great loss to the state, particularly at this time, when the wisdom and experience of senior stakeholders are needed to steer the ship of the state.
Led by former Governor of Kwara State and senator who represented Kwara North senatorial district in the 7th and 8th Senate, Alhaji Shaba Lafiagi, the stakeholders said the meeting with Dr. Saraki was part of the consultations that the people of the zone have embarked upon and that they are set to meet with other key leaders across the state.
In a statement released on his social media pages, the former governor of Kwara State called for an end to what he described as a “vicious cycle of violence” that would lead to the loss of innocent lives.
Saraki’s reaction was contained in a statement by his Media Office, signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Saturday.
Saraki, who is the Waziri of Ilorin, in a statement signed on his behalf by the Head of his Media Office, Yusuph Olaniyonu, commended the traditional ruler for always striving to bring development into Kwara State and seeking the progress of indigenes of the Emirate.
The three prominent citizens observed the two raka’ats prayer to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
The president, in a press statement released on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by his spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, had been quoted as saying that he “tried very hard to get the 8th (National) Assembly to do same (organise a security summit) for the sake of the country and I didn’t succeed much.”
Saraki spoke in a tweet on his verified Twitter handle: @BukolaSaraki, shortly after the win on Monday.
Tweeting on his: @BukolaSaraki Twitter handle, the former Governor of Kwara State, who is an avid basketball fan, hailed D’Tigers.
In a statement signed on his behalf by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki also appealed to leaders of the PDP across the state to rally round the candidate so as to ensure victory for the party in the forth coming election.
In a series of tweets on his verified @BukolaSaraki handle, the former Kwara State Governor emphasized that government must continue to prioritize programmes and policies that will provide opportunities for talented young Africans.
Saraki in a statement signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser and head of his Media Office also advised Nigerians to continue with their closeness to Almighty Allah and their prayers for His intervention in the affairs of the country, even after the obligatory fasting period.
In a series of tweets on his @BukolaSaraki handle, Saraki commended Na’Allah, a one-time Deputy Majority Leader in the Senate, saying that legislators must always put the needs of the people, over the interests of their party.
Saraki, a former two-term Governor of Kwara State, in a statement on Saturday celebrate the courage and sacrifices of the workers.
In a statement issued by his Media Office in Ekiti, Faseyi emphasized the role that the Committee — which is Chaired by the immediate past Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki — played in ensuring that both the Governor Seyi Makinde and former Governor Ayodele Fayose-led factions, reached amicable compromises ahead of the Congress which held last Monday in Osogbo, Osun State.
Saraki in a statement signed by the head of his Media Office, Yusuph Olaniyonu, noted that Ramadan is a period in which Muslims improve on their closeness to their creator and demonstrate love to their fellow human beings, adding that Nigerians should deliberately use the period to also supplicate to Allah to help stop bloodshed, insecurity, economic crisis and disunity in the country.
There was however no confirmation as at press time if Saraki authorised the pasting of the posters.
Saraki in a statement from his media office in Abuja noted that Easter represents the sacrifice Jesus Christ made for the benefit of mankind and that those who believe and follow his teachings must also accept the need for them to play positive roles in making the country and the world they live in safer, united and develop.
In a series of tweets on his @bukolasaraki handle on Twitter, Saraki said: “My family and I are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Mr. Yinka Odumakin, the erstwhile spokesperson of Afenifere.