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Yakubu Gobir emerges YPP governorship candidate in Kwara

The YPP Deputy Chairman North Central Zone, Alhaji Muhammed Tusarki presents Alhaji Yakubu Gobir as the consensus candidate for Kwara State governorship flagbearer. Photo: Photo: AbdulRazaq Bello

Alhaji Yakubu Gobir, the Wazirin Hausawa, has emerged as the Kwara State Governorship Candidate for the Young Progressives Party (YPP).

Alhaji Garba was declared the winner after an affirmation through a voice vote by the delegates of the YPP from the 16 local government areas of Kwara State.

The primary election conducted in Ilorin was coordinated by representatives of the National Working Committee, led by the North-Central Zonal Deputy Chairman, Muhammed Tusarki and monitored by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Reporting by AbdulRazaq Bello; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino and Tony Okerafor