Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim has emerged candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the Kwara South senatorial district.
Rafiu who represented the district in the 8th Senate, emerged through a consensus arrangement, as announced by the leadership of the Kwara PDP.
In his reaction to the development, Senator Rafiu appreciated the national leader of the PDP, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, leaders and members of the Party in Kwara South for the trust and privilege granted him to serve as the flag bearer of PDP in the senatorial election.
He equally thanked other aspirants for their understanding and agreeing to his emergence as the consensus candidate of the PDP for Kwara South senatorial district.
“Let me specially appreciate other Kwara South senatorial aspirants in our party for their understanding and cooperation. They are all immensely qualified for this position but out of love, brotherhood and in the interest of our Party, they allowed that I represent the PDP in the election.
“Indeed, in this race, there’s no victor, no vanquished. We are all winners. I appreciate their understanding and magnanimity, and won’t take it for granted. I’ll be counting on their support as we prepare for the election which I strongly believe our party will win,” he said.