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.