34-year-old Yakubu Saliu Danladi, a first-time honourable member representing Ilesha-Gwanara constituency has emerged as the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly.
While accepting the nomination as Speaker of the 9th assembly of Kwara state, Danladi who was nominated by Hon. Saheed Popoola, member representing Balogun-Ojomu Constituency of Offa local government and seconded by Hon. Haliru Danbaba, said he is offering himself for the service of the house and the state.
While reading his citation, Hon. Popoola said Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi representing Ilesha/Gwanara State Constituency of Baruten Local Government was born on 31 May 1985 in Gwanara, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara state.
Danladi who is said to have vast leadership experience, was in 2011 the youth co-ordinator of Buhari Campaign Organization under CPC (Kwara North Senatorial District).
Also in 2015, he was the Youth Co-ordinator for Engr. Yinusa Yahaya Campaign Organization under PDP (Kwara North Senatorial District).
In February 2019, he contested and won election as the Member, House of Assembly representing Ilesha/Gwanara Constituency under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC).