Some high rating chieftains of the opposition celebration Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State and suspended area council chairmen, moved a phase further late Tuesday in the direction of defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, with a visit to the state Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, at his home in Ilorin.
Pledging their loyalty through the check out, the PDP stalwarts showered encomiums on governor Abdulrazaq’s leadership, saying he has produced a fresh new environment in the Point out of Harmony, in accordance to a statement by his spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye.
Obalola Suleiman, from Ifelodun Area Federal government Space of the point out, reported, “we can see a change and people today can feel that they have a govt.
“The problem has adjusted in the space of highway design, water and wellbeing. You have also brought unmatched humility to governance,” he extra.
Also speaking, Ben Dutoye, a previous Commissioner for Facts, and loyalist of Dr Bukola Saraki mentioned, you are a silent achiever, we can see issues for ourselves and we want to be a element of this results tale. We can see that you are undertaking far more function than converse. This is evident in our a variety of communities.”
Contributing at the conference attended by prime government officials, a former member of the Property of Representatives and political heavyweight from Kwara North Senatorial District, Engr Yahaya Yinusa, disclosed that “the future couple months would report inflow of 1000’s of opposition figures into the ruling All Progressives Congress govt thanks to the governor’s sterling attempts to reposition the point out.
One particular of the suspended council chairmen from Ifelodun Area Govt Location, Garba Labeka, mentioned Governor Abdulrazaq, “unrivalled tolerance and political maturity,” declaring that he has neither stopped their salaries nor subjected them to harassment as it was the circumstance in some other states.
Responding, Governor Abdulrazaq thanked the opposition leaders for the take a look at, asserting that absolutely everyone remained essential stakeholders for a increased Kwara.
He stated, “The circumstance we have uncovered ourselves in Kwara is these that all fingers need to be on deck to go the point out forward. We need to have everybody on board in this task. This is why I treat all people as fellow Kwaran. From the civil provider to other sectors, my problem has been how to stabilise our point out for posterity.”