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Only PDP lawmaker sworn in after 14 months denial in Kwara State

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The inauguration, of Agboola, the only opposition PDP lawmaker in the house of assembly was in compliance with 14 month’s Appeal court Judgments in his favour.

Speaker of Kwara State House of assembly Engr Yakubu Danladi Salihu on Tuesday sworn in the only Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)lawmaker Hon John Raheem Agboola, representing Ilorin South Constituency as a member of the hallowed chamber.

The Speaker of the House, Mr Yakubu Danladi administered the oath of office and oath of allegiance on the new member.

Danladi, in his remark, congratulated the new member and expressed optimism that the new lawmaker would adjust to the legislative business of the House in view of his experience.

“You are already familiar with the task ahead, we say congratulations and welcome on board,” the speaker said.

He described the inauguration of Raheem-Agboola as one of the beauties of democracy and described the legislative arm as the strongest arm of government in a democracy.

The new Legislator, while speaking with newsmen after his inauguration, described his triumph as a product of judiciary.

He promised that he will not disappoint the electorate in Ilorin South constituency for the confidence reposed in him.

Raheem-Agboola, who was member of the House during the 4th Assembly between 1999 and 2003, succeed AbdulAzeez Elewu who contested under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The new member was accompanied to his inauguration by some PDP stalwarts led by the state Chairman, Alhaji Kola Shittu, relations, friends and well-wishers

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