2023: Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency Elders, Stakeholders Forum, Others endorse Shagaya As Best Candidate For House of Reps Seat


Stakeholders, youths, religious leaders and various groups across all the 39 wards in Ilorin West and Asa Local Governments of Kwara State have thrown their support for the candidacy of Mallam Muktar Tolani Shagaya to run for National Assembly seat in Abuja as their preferred candidate to represent them during 2023 elections.

Alhaji Sheriff Shagaya during his brother declaration at Mandate Hall, Adeta Ilorin recentlly.


The stakeholders while declaring their support for Muktar Shagaya described him as a young, vibrant and capable leader with full of experience who can effectively and adequately represent them at the national assembly as only candidate that can legislate for lasting solution to the constituency problems.

Mr. Abdul Hameed Oladipupo, aka Mr. Nigeria while addressing the party supporters at Mallam Muktar Tolani Shagaya declaration

One of APC women leader from Ilorin West local government, Alhaja Zainab Isiaka, said indeed Shagaya candidacy is going to be special interms landmarks capital and human development across the two local governments.

Muktar Shagaya receiving blessings from one of prominent clerics at the declaration programme at Mandate hall, Adeta Ilorin recentlly.

Similarly, during another courtesy visit to a group in llorin West/Asa Federal constituency some members endorsed Shagaya as they received him in a warm receptions with words of encouragement.

Mallam Muktar Shagaya sharing by his admires on his arrival at the declaration programme held at Mandate hall Adeta Ilorin recentlly.

“We will feel relieved that we have someone at national assembly who really can champion the cause of our plight, values of the constituents interests and the rural inhabitants, especially in Asa local government Area of the constituency.

APC Party faithful displaying their PVCs in support of Mukta Shagaya during 2023 elections during his declaration to run for the House of Representatives programme held at Mandate hall, Adeta Ilorin recentlly.

While speaking, an Ilorin West Local Government elder, Alhaji Baba Olosasa said “we are committed to support Shagaya and we believe he is endowed with the required capacity to represent the good people of Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency effectively,” Olosasa emphasized.

During a visit to the Coalition of Kwara APC Young Stakeholders (CKAYS), the group called on Mallam Muktar Shagaya to remain focuse in his bids to fight for wellbeing of his people at the House of Representatives when elected as honourable member in 2023 elections.

On his visit to one of APC stalwart in Asa local government, Engr. Musa Yeketi promised to strongly mobilises for the victory of Shagaya at the polls in both in Ilorin West and Asa local governments.

“We make sure that the party men and women to emerge as candidate for the llorin West/Asa Federal House of Representatives flagg-bearer of the ruling party and elected Honorable member of House of Representatives subsequently,” Yeketi assured.

The market women in their support gave the assurance that they are ready with their full support during the election if finally emerged as APC candidate, stating they are pledge to moblize for more votes for him as they believe Shagaya is a reliable personality that can assist in dealing with issues such as housing, education, transportation and health.

Also, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) honored Shagaya as the Speaker in his keynote presented at the leadership and retreat summit held in Ilorin reiterated that Shagaya determination to serve his constituency wholeheartedly, noting that his experience both within and outside the country, as well as in public and private sectors are key to his deep understanding of the plights of the people and metric-based approach at problem solving.

The President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) further gave his support as he endorsed Shagaya;

“The time for youth is now, and Mallam Muktar Tolani Shagaya is a reliable personality and the youth would be happy having him as their face in leadership”.

As Mallam Muktar continues to garner support in his bids to represent his constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, all the 50 Zonal Chairmen of All Progressives Congress (APC), have publicly and unanimously endorsed Shagaya as their preferred candidate.

The group stated that their allegiance is supported by historical facts, the principle of justice, fairness and equity as well as the concept of brotherhood.

Additionally, the Magaji Ngeri Constituency Elders Forum have also given their seal of approval as Mallam Muktar Shagaya as their candidate.

The Chairman of the forum, Alhaji Kawu Fada, said, “you will see our people solidly coming out to persuade the rest of the constituents to vote for Muktar Shagaya.

The elders believe a Shagaya candidacy can easily win over the trust of the rest of our constituency, unite the people, build a productive environment whilst working to existing socioeconomic problems”.

In his speech, Mallam Mukta Shagaya promised to represent his people in Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency with total Commitmen because he believed that the competence, the character with all what it takes.

“I am not contesting for the office of the House of Representatives because I believe it is a simple task. I can tell you, I have been preparing for this for a long time and I believe I am qualified to bring about change in my constituency, the state and Nigeria as a whole.

“My dream is for Nigeria to be able to stand competitively amongst other countries in the world and that begins with incremental change” he said.


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