The speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu and Traditional Rulers has reassured Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of the maximum and unshakeable support and cooperation of the entire people of Kwara North, saying that his government breathed life back into the Northern part of the State.
The support is coming in less than 24 hours in which the stakeholders from the zone gathered at Bode-Sadu, Moro Local Government Area of the state to demands for the zoning of the governorship seat to the zone come 2023 by all the political parties that will be presenting candidate for the position.
The stakeholders cut across the political parties pointed out that the zone is the only one yet to produce a Governor since the return of democracy in 1999, stressed that “Kwara North has what it takes to produce an effective Governor. It is only through Justice, fairness, equity and Love for others that we can attain peace and development in the state.“Therefore, for Justice, equity and fairness to prevail in Kwara State, Kwara North should produce the Governor in 2023. This is our stand that cannot be compromised.”
Meanwhile, in his view, the speaker of the State House of Assembly who also hailed from Kwara North while speaking at the
palace of the Emir of Okuta, His Royal Highness, Abubakar Idris, Serobetete II, noted that from the time immemorial, no Governor has ever done what Mallam AbdulRazaq has done and is doing for the entire people of Kwara North.
According to him “On behalf of Okuta Kingdom, Baruten Local Government and the good people of Kwara North, and with a very deep sense of responsibility, I congratulate and thank Your Excellency on your second anniversary, we also appreciate all your good works which have made the Northern part of our state to once again enjoy dividends of democracy especially in the areas of basic amenities which have hitherto eluded us”.
“That you refused to mark your impactful second anniversary in office from your comfort zone and still come to pay homage to our Royal Fathers speaks a lot about your uniqueness, humility, simplicity and the high regards you have for the traditional institution”
“I want to, on behalf of our people, re-assure you of our unflinching and continuous support because you have worked very hard to deserve it, from Okuta FM which is over ninety per cent completed, comprehensive renovation of Okuta General Hospital which is also over eighty per cent completed to the just concluded employment of our youths into SUBEB, TESCOM, Community Policing, Political appointments which Okuta has the highest number of slots, as well as infrastructural projects which we have never seen before”
Also, at the tenth coronation anniversary of the Emir of Yashikira, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Umar Sariki Idris which the Governor AbdulRazaq purposely came to grace, the Speaker once again appreciated the many giant strides of His Excellency in Baruten and Kwara North, stressing that the people of the region would reciprocate the good works with massive support in 2023.
The Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq while speaking at the palace of the Emir of Okuta and at the tenth coronation ceremony of the Emir of Yashikira appreciated the traditional rulers’ cooperation with the government especially in the area of security and assured of his administration’s support for the traditional institution and the determination to continue to execute more life-changing projects across the State.
The two Emirs, in their separate remarks, acknowledged and praised the Governor for the good job across the State especially in Kwara North and Pledged their continued support with the government.