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Kwara 2015: Emir of Ilorin Denies Endorsing PDP’s Senator Ajibola


The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari,
MFR, has condemned in its entirety, a story
credited to him by an online medium, that he
(Emir) endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) gubernatorial flag bearer, Sen Simeon S
The spokesperson of the monarch and Magaji
Nda of Ilorin, Alhaji Salihu Woru Mohammed
described the story as grossly irresponsible,
concocted, inciting and an attempt to drag the
Emir into partisan politics.
Alhaji Woru while reacting to the story in Ilorin,
said the Emir as a father of all political parties
in the state could not slam his door against any
political party, saying that reception of any
political party in the palace did not mean
The Magaji Nda who said the story was
unethical, therefore advised Journalists to
follow the ethics of their profession to the
letter and do away with inciting stories capable
of causing confusion as the 2015 general
elections get nearer.
He added that the action of Magajis Forum in
the Emirate which identified with the present
administration in the state, was borne out of
the government’s monumental achievements,
stressing that not even the Emir or anybody
compelled them to do so.
He therefore, appealed to the people of the
emirate to disregard the story, saying that the
Emir had neither endorsed any candidate nor
approved any political party.
It would be recalled that the PDP governorship
flag bearer, Sen Simeon S Ajibola visited the
Emir, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari during the
weekend in his Palace where the Emir
reportedly described “the emergence of Senator
Simeon Ajibola as PDP Governorship Flag Bearer
in Kwara as sign of good things to come to the


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