Go To Desktop Site
Custom Search

Kwara: My govt not witch-hunting opponents - Gov Abdulrazaq

Date: 2019-07-19

 

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, Thursday declared that his government was not out to pursue political vendetta against anyone.

The declaration is coming on the heals of the ongoing probe of the past administration by relevant government establishments.

At the forum marking the 10th Nelson Mandela Day in Ilorin, at the instance of Comrade Issa Aremu, a former governorship candidate of Labour Party in the state, Governor Abdulrazaq, said the enormity of the task at hand does not give room for either vendetta or pettiness.

Speaking through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Dr Garba Yusuf Manjo, the governor regretted that the story of Kwara State shared semblance with South Africa where late Mandela hailed from, alleging that while institutions serving the state are left to collapse, a tiny few shared the people's patrimony.

In apparent reference to the ongoing probe of the past administration in the state, Governor Abdulrazaq said his government was not embarking on a witch hunt but to reclaim what truly belongs to the people.

He noted that though his government might be perceived as taking a slow pace, the state was on the path of recovery just as he promised to rebuild Kwara.

Governor Abdulrazaq, who eulogized the late former South African leader, told the gathering that the ‘Ise Ya’ mantra of his government was to resuscitate Kwara from the intensive care unit it found itself.

"Our story in Kwara has some semblance to that of South Africa. For a very long time, our people went through socio-economic and political haemorrhage that put Kwara at the lowest rung of development. People’s patrimony was shared among a tiny few while institutions that served the majority and the helpless were left to collapse.

"The March 9, 2019 ended all that and Kwara, I can assure you, is now on the path to recovery. Our pace may be slow but I assure you we will rebuild this state to the glory of God and the people of Kwara State," he added.

Source


Recent Posts

Kwara reverts to national coat of arms

AbdulRazaq sends anti-poverty bill to Kwara Assembly

Deputy Governor advises Nigerians to go for regular checks

EFCC interrogates board chairperson, five others in Kwara

APC Stalwart charges newly appointed ministers to be proactive to the service of the nation

Kwara deputy governor appointed polio eradication ambassador

17 Die In Jebba-Ilorin Highway Crash

OPINION: Flood: Averting Disaster in Kwara State. By Abdulrosheed Okiki

Kwara to partners PSN on healthcare delivery

Kwara Assembly approves sack of commissions' chairmen, members

Kwara Assembly probes aviation college aircraft sale, others

Kwara United's new chairman, Titiloye, aims to resuscitate Afonja Warriors

Kwara governor urges youth to shun drug abuse


Most Popular

KWHA Approves Dissolution of Boards of 3 Commissions

Looted property: Kwara ex-gov, others may be charged

Full List of Ministers And Their Portfolios

Gov. AbdulRazaq appoints new board for Kwara United

Kwara: 'Judicial solution' likely as committee on sales of public assets submits report

Nigeria: At 50, Former Sports Minister to Launch N50 Million Endowment Fund

2 Kwara pilgrims return lost money to owners in Saudi Arabia - Official

Kwara Oba Docked for Alleged Threat to Life

OPINION: Islam, Saraki and Sallah package. By Muhammad Yahya

Ilorin amusement park: Mrs Saraki demands apology from Kwara govt, APC, others

Gbemisola Saraki to man Ministry of Transportation

EFCC traces cash to Kwara ex-governor's wife's account

No more godfatherism in Kwara, says AbdulRazaq