Kwara(Yoruba : Ìpínlẹ̀ Kwárà ) is a state in Western Nigeria .Its capital is Ilorin. Kwara is located within the North Central geopolitical zone. The primary ethnic group is Yoruba , with significant Fulani , Nupe , and Bariba minorities.

Here are the top 10 popular figures from kwara state….

(1) Bishop David Oyedepo(born September 27, 1954) is a Nigerian preacher, Christian author, businessman, architect and the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota , Ogun State , Nigeria , and Living Faith Church Worldwide ,also known as Winners’ Chapel International.
Bishop Oyedepo is regarded by Nigerian blogs as the richest pastor in the world.

(2) Rashidi Yekini : Rashidi Yekini (23 October 1963 – 4 May 2012) was a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a striker. He is all time top goalscorer for his nation.

Scored Nigeria’s first ever world cup goal.

(3) Lagbaja: Bisade Ologunde (in Lagos, 1960) is a Nigerian afrobeat musician, singer-songwriter and percussionist. Widely known as Lágbájá for his signature use of mask which covers his identity. He believes in social reform through music.

(4) Bukola Saraki : Olubukola Abubakar Saraki, MBBS, CON (born 19 December
1962) is a Nigerian politician. He was the 13th President of
the Senate of Nigeria from 2015 to 2019 and Chair of the 8th Nigeria National Assembly .He was previously the Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011; and was elected to the Senate in 2011, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing the Kwara Central Senatorial District, and then re-elected in the 2015 general elections under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

(5)Kunle Afolayan : (born 30 September 1974) [2] is a Nigerian
actor , film producer and director.
Afolayan is of Igbomina- Yoruba descent, from Kwara State, He is the son of the theatre and film director Ade Love.

(6) Gabriel Afolayan : (born on the 1st of March 1985) also known by his musical stage name G-Fresh , [2] is a Nigerian actor and singer.

(7) Wasiu Ayinde Pasuma sadborn 27 November 1967),
also known as “Oganla one” , is a Nigerian film actor , Fuji
musician .Songwriter, and philanthropist.

( 8) Lai Mohammed : Lai Mohammed is the current Nigeria’s Minister of information and Culture. A Nigerian lawyer, and former national Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives
Congress .

(9) Femi Adebayo sadborn 31 December 1978) is a Nigerian lawyer, film actor, director, producer and Special Adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts, Culture and
Tourism. He is the son of the veteran actor, Adebayo
Salami .

(10) Ibrahim Chatta : ace nollywod actor.




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