Why Abubakar Bukola Saraki is a rare gem!

Written by Rasaq Abata

Do you know he is the first governor of Kwara State to be re-elected since the creation of the state, 53 years ago and the former chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum. As governor of Kwara State, between 2003 and 2011, the state was a compact mass of amalgamate nexus, to the point that he contrived a political dynasty that still reverberates in sensation to this day.
Abubakar Bukola Saraki emerged as the chairman of the then influential Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), he permeated a stamp of authority on it, which waymarked as a figure to reckon with.
Abubakar Bukola Saraki courage and political tenacity at spearheading the feats of achievements attained by the 8th Senate of the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria against all odds was exceptional.

After 2019 general election, the immediate past president of the Nigerian senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki emerged as the winner of the ‘Most Popular Person’ in Nigeria(2020).

To clinch the award, Saraki defeated top Nigerians who cut across various sectors in the country within the government, business, religion and traditional circles.

Listed among the nominees for the award are President Muhammed Buhari, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, billionaire businessman and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan among others.

The event was organised by The NET, a leading African media and technology company under its Honours People’s Choice Awards, an annual event.

Saraki and other nominees were listed for the category of the “Most Popular Person” in Nigeria.

His announcement as the winner of the award on Saturday underscored his continued rise in the Nigeria political environment since he left office as the President of the senate.

He is also one of the most active and popular Nigerian politician on social media with over 2.1 million followers on tweeter.

Abubakar Bukola Saraki inspiring and dogged record, incomparable courage and political resolution has qualified him to be a RARE GEM.


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