Why we still recognize sacked APC Honourable as member KWHA – Speaker

The Kwara State House of Assembly has stated that it will continue to recognize sacked All Progressives Congress Lawmaker from Ilorin South constituency, Hon. Abdulazeez Hassan Elewu Oluwanilo as a member of the 9th Assembly.

The Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Salihu Yakubu Danladi in a swift reaction to story published by FactualTimes said Hon Elewu is the only one with Certificate of Return for Ilorin South State Constituency.

In a statement by his Media Aide, Sheriff Ibrahim, the speaker said the house will continue to respect the rule of law.

The statement reads: Consequent upon the controversy generated over news reports about Hon. Abddulazeez Hassan Elewu, member representing Ilorin South constituency at the Kwara state House of Assembly, I will like to state as follows;

That Hon. Abdulazeez Hassan Elewu remains the recognized member, representing Ilorin South constituency, as no other person, except him, has a certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the Kwara state House of Assembly.

That KWHA can only recognize any person with a certified certificate of return, which the report also confirmed is yet to be issued to anyone else.

The 9th Assembly leadership, being the custodian of the constitution is a respecter of the rule of law and would do nothing that contravenes the rule of law.

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