A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) Alhaji Hakeem Oladimeji Lawal has congratulated Kwara’s Governor- elect Alhaji Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman and all elected Members House of Assembly on their victories in the polls on Saturday, extolling the resilience and doggedness of Kwarans in ” bringing about a new Kwara where we can all hope for greatness at nobody’s direct mercy”.
The soft-spoken Investment Banker made this statement through a press release made available to pressmen in Ilorin, to convey his congratulatory message.
The statement read: “Dear Colleague, please accept my hearty congratulations on your victory in the polls as the Kwara state Governor- elect. Kwarans have rightly entrusted you with the mandate to lead them for the next four years; to greatness and progress, so may it be. So with a sincere heart and in spirits of fecundity, I extend my greatest wishes and regards to you in your endeavors as the Executive Governor of Kwara State. Best of luck” Part of the statement reads.
The soft-spoken Investment Banker went on to dedicate the victory to Kwarans saying, “It’s owed largely to the unswerving support and commitment the people showed to the cause”
Alhaji Hakeem Lawal who said he shared in the happiness of the people also had some words of hope for them.
” I am aware today is historical in our existence. I can see joy and happiness written on your lips and I share these feelings with you. The people truly deserve to be happy after giving their all to see this day. And I am happy for you.
” As much as I know every struggle comes with its losses and travails, this however, mustn’t stop us from remembering the lost heroes, they are but lost but should never be forgotten. Therefore, I remember the victims of many attacks and the dead from this struggle, this victory is to them too.
” I want to believe this is a new Kwara where we can hope for greatness at nobody’s mercy. The yoke of subjugation and colonialism mustn’t be allowed to return to this state again. Kwarans have chosen change and hopefully so, it will reflect in every facets of their lives”.
The Golden Son of Idi ape, as he’s fondly called by followers and admirers, enjoined Alh. Abdulrahman and the members- elect not to disappoint the well – spirited Kwarans who gave them their mandates.
” I will urge the Governor- elect and HoA members- elect not to disappoint our people, as they are the powers that be in Kwara today. Kwara people have placed their hopes on this government for good roads, quality healthcare, improved welfare condition and many more , and they hope for your success.
” I charge the honourable members to have the interest of their constituents at heart at all time when making bills in the House.
“Dear colleague, please accept my hearty congratulations once again, as I wish you all the very best in your government and other life endeavours”, he said.