APC National Chairmanship: Saliu Mustapha Close Ranks With Kwara Governor Ahead of Convention
Kwara born APC Chieftain and a contestant for position of the party National Chairman, Malam Saliu Mustapha has reconciled with Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq ahead of elective convention, FactualTimes reports
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Sulu-Gambari reportedly reconciled the duo after at the Emir’s palace on Thursday after observing Eid prayers in New Yidi, Ilorin.
Sulu-Gambari urged the duo, who he described as illustrious sons of Ilorin in whom he is well pleased, to close ranks for the development of the state.
“Politics should be a means to an end, and the end should be the development of the people. It is the responsibility of the traditional institutions to ensure that politics does not stand in the way of development. And that’s what we have achieved today.” The monarch explained.
To underscore his reconciliatory moves, the emirate leader asked Abdulrazak and Mustapha to sandwich him on the both sides of his seat.
The move was met with a thunderous applause from spectators who had gathered for the Bareke, a royal procession embarked upon by the Emir from the Eid praying grounds to the palace
Mustapha is a contestant for the office of the National Chairman of the APC in the party’s forthcoming National Convention. His reconciliation with the Governor would be a big boost to his ambition.