The Special Adviser to the Kwara State Governor on special duty, Alh Yinka Aluko has decried the ill-treatment given to the Ilorin South local government area in socio-political calculations of the Kwara Central Senatorial District.
He disclosed this on Sunday when he hosted members of the association of kwara online media practitioners (ASKOMP) for an Iftar dinner at his residence in Ilorin, Kwara state capital.
He said, “I have been aspiring to represent Kwara Central at the Senate since 2015, it was majorly because of the age-long marginalization of the 3 remaining Senatorial Districts in Kwara Central, Asa, Ilorin South and Ilorin East. More importantly, Ilorin South where income from which has suffered the marginalization the most.
“Sadly, regardless of the landmark Otoge achievement of 2019, the marginalization of Ilorin South persists” he added
When asked if he’ll throw his towel in the ring once again he said “The stage we’re in, I might not be able to emphatically talk about my 2023 aspiration, because I belong to a group where we’re still trying to cross the T and dotting the I and until that is done, it’ll be preemptive to talk in the specifics, but I want to assure you in the next couple of days we’ll take a definite stand” he stressed.
Appreciating him for always identifying with the Association, Salihu Shola Taofeek, the Association’s chairman assured him of the group’s professionalism, stressing that he can rest assured of balanced and fair reportage of the political sphere.