The good people of Ilorin West local government area, the local government of indigene of the former Senate President and the national leader of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, under the aegis of Ilorin West PDP, today gathered to pray for the former Senate President, reiterate their belief in and support for his leadership and appreciate his continuous supports the party.
They also used the special prayer, anchored by Sheikh Hasbunallahi Thani amidst adherence to COVID-19 protocol of the government, to appreciate the leader for the continuous supports and regards for the party.
During the special event, the Kwara PDP Chairman, Engr Kola Shittu, expressed gratitude to God Almighty over recent victory of the leader of PDP in Nigeria, Sen. Saraki and also congratulated him on other vindications from all persecutions and propaganda stacked against his person during his tenure as the country’s topmost parliamentarian.
It would be recalled the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had on July 16, 2020, dismissed in its totality, the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for forfeiture of an Ilorin house belonging to the former Senate President.
In his words, the Ilorin West local government PDP Chairman, Alhaji Baba Akota, “the court verdict has affirmed that Saraki is innocent of all the false and politically induced charges against him.”
He added that “the people of Ilorin West and the entire Kwara State have now realized that the charges were filed to witchhunt and tarnish his image before the public.
“We are however happy that our Leader has come out victorious. We restate our belief and confidence in his leadership and will continue to support him.”
Apart from the state executive members led by the State Chairman, Engr. Shittu, hundreds of party members drawn from all the twelve wards that make up the local government, dignitaries at the event include Director General ABS Mandate Office, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi, former House of Reps member, Alhaja (Hon) Nimata Oba Sulyman, Comrade Aromaradu , Hon Tunde Nbadawaki ,Party Legal Adviser, Barr. Mansurat Peace, some party elders like Alhaji Atanda Soro, Alhaja Riskat Abdullahi, Alhaji Ali Olola, Alhaji Hassan Gegele, Alhaji Saadu Agaka, Com. Lambe and many others.