Kwara State: Governor elect promises oriented transformation

Solomon Chung, Ilorin


The newly elected governor of Kwara State in central Nigeria Mr Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman says the victory of the All Progressives Congress has put a huge responsibility on his shoulder to perform.

In a chat with journalists in Ilorin, the state capital, the newly elected governor said his administration has a development plan that is community oriented, he said communities and their leadership are to select development priorities according to their needs and wants and present to government for synergised execution.

He affirmed that as contained in his team’s manifestation, he will also focus on education comprehensively, revamp the state industries in conjunction with the private sector, rebuild infrastructure, health care, human resource development and welfare of the state work force among others.

He thanked the people of the state for voting the APC and promised not to disappoint them.

He said the Era of misusing state resource was over because the resource was not even available to plunder or misused.

He assured all the Senatorial districts of the state of adequate attention and equitable development

“The results have been announced, Kwarans have spoken.APC won overwhelmingly with over 70 percent of the votes cast while PDP won 25 per cent in five local governments to show you that the victory was total.

 “We don’t mind donor agencies taken up the maintenance of our healthcare and schools. We are going to have education and health care summits to chat a way forward for the sectors.”

Mr Abdulrahman defeated the candidate of the PDP to be declared the elected governor of Kwara State in the Saturday gubernatorial election.