President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his government to provide security, build the economy and fight corruption headlong.
President Buhari gave the assurance on Monday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign to Kwara State, held at the metropolitan square, Ilorin.
The President noted that Nigerians had been witnessing the achievements of his government in the area of security and sought the support of the people of Kwara state by giving him their mandate in the Saturday’s presidential election.
While presenting the APC flag to the Governorship candidate of the party in the state, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, said the mammoth crowd and reception they received in the state depicted that the people of Kwara state are ready for freedom and liberation.
Comrade Oshiomole who said the time of oppressor is over in the state, believed that the state is in good hands with the emergence of Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq as the next governor of the state.
According to him, the President is radical in changing Nigeria and taking the country’s resources in the hands of few people and giving it back to the people.
Also speaking, the National Leader of the Party, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, said they are not in Kwara state to fight late Olusola Saraki family but they are here to relinquish power from the Senate President, Doctor Abubakar Bukola saraki, pointing out that one of the children of the late Political ICON and a onetime Senator, Gbemisola Saraki is with them in the party.
Asiwaju Tinubu who said they are freedom fighters, described today’s presidential campaign to the state as the celebration of the freedom of Kwara, the fallen of Berlin world and the end to the oligarchy.
He urged the people of the state to use their in depth finger to thumb print and allow it to dry before folding the ballot paper.
On his part, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, highlighted some of the achievements if the All Progressives Congress led government in Kwara state, especially the dualizatuon of Ilorin-jebba road, ongoing construction of Michael Imoudu-Ganmo road, Offa-Erinle-Osun boundary road, Ilorin-Ajadepo-Offa road,
Rehabilitation of Ohan bridge, patigi -Pada road, Ilorin- kabba road, among others.
While addressing the party supporters after receiving the APC Flag , the Governorship candidate of the party, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq said he had tour round all the sixteen local government and discovered that there was infrastructure decay in public schools, promising to build more schools and provide necessary facilities to reposition the education sector.
Source: Voice of Nigeria