Mashood Mustapha Charges Kwara Governor Elect To Run People-Focused Government
By Kayode Abdulazeez, Ilorin
Political leaders of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State Honourable Mashood Mustapha on Monday held a thanksgiving prayer session for victory of the governor elect of the state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, with a charge to be people- focused
The prayer session, which was organized by ‘MM’ who was one of the APC governorship aspirants, coincided with his 56th birthday thanksgiving prayer in Ilorin and was attended by the governor elect, Alhaji Abdulrazaq, among other party leaders in the state.
In his sermon at the occasion, an Ilorin based Islamic preacher, Ustaz Abdulrasak Ibrahim, called on the newly elected APC political leaders in the state not to disappoint people who have elected them into position of authority, saying that people may have to revolt when their expectations are not met.
The cleric advised that new government should promote people-oriented programmes to improve welfare of the residents, saying that they should not be discriminatory in spreading development, but should make it cut across all parts of the state.
Ustaz Ibrahim, who also led recitation of Holy Quran, prayed for prosperity, peace and abundance in the state.
Also speaking, Alhaji Mustapha said that the victory of the APC in Kwara state called for sober reflection, saying that the new leaders should be prepared to chart way forward for betterment of people.
The former governorship aspirant also said that the incoming government should encourage attracting federal presence, and build on existing infrastructure in the state.
He expressed confidence that private business background of the governor elect, would help him run govenment well.
Commenting on management of the success among the APC biwigs in the state, Alhaji Mustapha said that the develop could seem difficult among politicians of strange bedfellows, saying that there is need for political leaders to be wise, come together and to serve the people.
The event, which was graced by parents of the governorship aspirant, Alhaji and Alhaja Usman Mustapha, also had Kwara Central senator elect, Yahaya Oloriegbe, APC chairman, Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa, Hon. Bio Ibrahim, Alhaji Amuda Aluko, Alhaja Fareedah Dankaka, Mallam Soliu Mustapha, Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, Alhaji Yinka Aluko, Raheem Adedoyin, Yakubu Gobir, Alhaji Ganiyu Cook olododo, LUBCON chairman, Alhaji Jani Ibrahim, foremost historian, Alhaji LAK Jimoh, in attendance.