Nat’l Youth Leader, Kwara APC pass vote of confidence in Abdulrazaq

By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin

National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Dayo Israel and the Kwara APC, on Monday passed vote of confidence in the administration of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.

They lauded him for the infrastructural development in the State and the appointment of youths into political positions.

Commending the Governor at the media engagement on the 5th anniversary of the AbdulRazaq-led APC administration in Ilorin, Israel said the administration is youth-friendly considering the numerous positions held by the youths.

In his welcome address, Chairman of Kwara APC, Prince Sunday Fagbemi flaunted the achievements of the Governor in the last years, saying the party is proud of his investments in critical sectors of the economy.

Fagbemi also commended the Governor for his peaceful politics, respect and support for traditional and religious institutions, adding that he stopped the menace of political thuggery in the State.

“We are delighted that his dream for urban renewal and economic expansion is now being seen in the Tanke and Unity flyovers, Wahab Folawiyo road, Ahmadu Bello way, Ilorin Innovation Hub, Garment Factory, Shea butter factory, industrial park, agroprocessing and other agricultural programmes to support food security, International Conference Centre, Visual Arts Centre, Sugar Film Factory, transformative education projects and programmes, numerous completed and ongoing urban and rural road projects spanning thousands of kilometers across the state, among others as our deserved reality”, said Fagbemi.

“In decades to come, Kwarans will remember Governor AbdulRazaq as a leader who restored the glory of the past, gave workers their due at the right time, catered for the weak and vulnerable segments of the society, empowered women and the youths, worked to keep the gains of today and prepared for the future,” he said.

“You may recall the launching of Ilorin City MasterPlan two years ago. The groundbreaking of the 25,000 hectares Ilorin Smart City is near, promising a new chapter in the history of the state. It is a fulfilment of the promise of our party for sustainable development and reducing housing deficits by providing a platform for public and private sector collaboration for a mix of affordable and luxury housing scheme for the citizens.”

Fagbemi added “Owing to the efforts of our working Governor, Kwara has also recorded massive infrastructural gains from the APC-led federal government. The state has since got approval for the construction of four major roads under the Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme. The roads include Kosubosu–Kaiama–Bode Saadu (128km); Bacita-Shonga-Lafiagi (74.3km); Eiyenkorin–Afon–Offa–Odo Otin (42.5km); and Okuta–Bokuro (37km). Similarly, Kishi Kaiama Tese Road has recently been approved for construction by the Federal Executive Council”.

In Sport sector, Fagbemi said the Governor has taken commendable steps to preserve the legacies of founding fathers and mothers across different sectors, affirming that Kwara State Stadium Complex is undergoing a facelift to elevate its status and aesthetics under the AbdulRazaq administration.

“The construction of a world-class table tennis arena is ongoing as well as renovation of the Indoor Sports Hall to aid the grooming of young talents and ensure our state remains on the map as home of champions in sports.

“This is the first time that the indoor Sports hall is being done in this manner since 1991”, said Fagbemi.

The APC Chairman also thanked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for continued support and collaboration with the State Government to ensure that the administration delivers on its promises of improved quality of life, inclusive growth, and sustainable development to the people.

In his remarks, Senator representing Kwara North Senatorial District, Sen. Sadiq Umar, said the Governor had addressed all the agitations of the Kwara APC in the last years, adding that ” the party would always have disagreement but looking inward and checking what the governor has done vivdly they would see comprehensive approach of sharing Kwara prosperity”.

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