A 34-year-old member representing Ilesha-Gwanara constituency, Yakubu Saliu Danladi, has emerged Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly.

Danladi, a first term lawmaker, was nominated by Hon. Saheed Popoola, member representing Balogun-Ojomu constituency of Offa Local Government Area.

Danladi, in his acceptance speech, stated that he offered himself for the service of the house and the state.

He was born on 31 May 1985 in Gwanara, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara state.

He also attended Kaduna Polytechnic where he obtained his National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Electrical/Electrical Engineering from 2003-2008.