The people of Kwara north senatorial district have resolved to work in unison to return Governor AbdRahman AbdulRazaq back to the Government House, Ilorin come 2023.
The people under the aegis of Kwara north All Progressive Congress ( APC) stakeholders announced their resolved to support AbdulRazaq’s second term bid at a well attended reconciliation and peace meeting held at Shao town today, Saturday.
The meeting which was conveyed by a Second Republic minority leader in the state House of Assembly and an APC stalwart, Chief Stephen Wole Oke, had in attendance the representatives of Governor AbdulRazaq and APC chairman, Prince Sunday Fagbemi; Alh Abdullateef Alakawa (Political Adviser) and Alh Mustapha Isowo (the APC secretary).
Giving remarks, Senator Sadiq Umar, representing Kwara North at the National Assembly also charged people of the district to be working in unison for the better development of the zone.
The people of Kwara north expressed delight that the zone has benefitted from the administration of AbdulRazaq more than they benefitted from the previous administration that governed the state for 16 years.
In his remarks, the convener of the meeting, Chief Oke, appealed to APC members to “leave behind the season of war and embrace a time of peace.”
“We are here today to appeal to ourselves to close ranks, to see unity as an inevitable necessity; to evoke a new and more enduring power of unity in the interest of our people in the local government”.
“To embrace intra- party unity within the political spectrum in which we have found ourselves, either by choice or by circumstance,” Oke added.
He thanked Governor AbdulRazaq for his passion for the development of Kwara north and for sending a representative to attend the event.
The immediate past deputy speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Mathew Okedare used the forum to officially defected to APC from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).