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Senate Presidency: Ogundokun Rallies Support For Saraki

Posted: May 16, 2015 at 8:47 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Gbenga Faturoti, Osogbo


A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Abiola Ogundokun, has rallied support for the aspiration of the former Kwara State Governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki for the position of the Senate President.

Ogundokun in a statement issued and signed, copy of which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo said Saraki had a towering qualifications among other contestants for the post in view of his past track records in both private and public service.

He particularly referred to how Senator Saraki was able to hold the people of Kwara together and lead the state for two terms of eight years as governor after parading a formidable professional experience in the nation’s banking industry.

Ogundokun who was the former National Publicity Secretary of National Party of Nigeria (NPN) also said the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly needed Saraki’s political exposure and maturity to bring members with diverse aspirations for their various constituents together in the overall interest of the nation.

According to him, “Senator Bukola Saraki is tested, trusted and reliable. He has been able prove his capability in public service by showing tremendous capacity in building on his late father legacies.

“He laid a good foundation for the All Progressives Congress campaign rallies with the debut holding in Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State. The rally was a huge success. He threw all he had to it to ensure the party holds a firm grip of the state.”

Ogundokun described Saraki as a political bridge builder, working with other APC leaders with openness and sincerity to ensure all geo-political zones are united and in peace for rapid national development and growth.