Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, father of the former governor of Kwara state and a political titan in Nigeria, is dead. He died in Lagos today. He was aged 78. He was born on the 17th of May, 1933 at Ilorin, Kwara State.His mother was from Iseyin in Oyo State and his father was from Ilorin. [...]
Nov 14th, 2012
Second Republic Senate Leader and Waziri of Ilorin, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki is dead. The old politician gave up early on Wednesday in Lagos. Saraki who was fondly referred to as “Oloye” bestrode the political arena of Kwara State like a colossus for decades and until recently, he was the godfathe...
Jan 3rd, 2011
The struggle between the godfather of Kwara State politics, Olusola Saraki, and his son, Bukola Saraki, over who becomes the next governor of the state, reached a head on Sunday when the elder Saraki announced his defection from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the relatively obscure Allied Con...