A former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has congratulated a Nigerian, Oye Owolewa Adeoye on his election as a shadow U.S. Representative for the District of Columbia.
Saraki on Wednesday said Adeoye’s victory at the polls is a great testament to the can-do spirit of all Nigeria’s young people.
The former governor revealed that he had earlier told Adeoye that his candidacy has inspired many young Kwarans.
Saraki added that his victory will encourage Nigerians to strive to be better.
However, Saraki wished him good luck as he prepares to take office in January.
It was gathered that Adeoye’s father is from Omu-Aran in Kwara State.
Meanwhile, Owolewa contested under the Democratic Party.
He is a PhD holder in Pharmacy from the Northeastern University, Boston