The governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is by far a political gladiator that is changing narrations in Kwara State, after he defeated the long years of political dictatorship that is allegedly forced on Kwarans by the Saraki dynasty which have been controlling the State for close to 20 years.
As the 2023 Governorship Polls is fast approaching, Political office holders have been reaching out to their Loyalists in their various States to Prepare for the next Polls. However, Some Northern Governors may be finding it difficult to win their second term Governorship Polls due to the kind of relationship they have with their Leaders in their various states.
The security of lives and properties is the first responsibility of a Governor of a state before anything including the provision of infrastructure facilities. If people do not have peace of mind in a State, they won't even think of using the infrastructure facilities built by the government.
It's quite obvious to all that Bukola Saraki and Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq are not presently on the same page politically, and this is traceable to the political occurrence that happened between the duo in Kwara state gubernatorial struggle during 2019 election. However, you will agree with me that there is no permanent friend or enemy in politics, the only thing that always remains permanent is interest.
(Photos Credit: Google) Gov Abdulrazaq swear in three more commissioners Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday, swore in three new commissioners. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) Speaking at the ceremony, the governor said the administration has achieved a lot in the area of fixing basic infrastructure and bringing governance closer to the people.
Opinion: One Popular Kwara North Politician In PDP That Have The Grassroots Backing For Governor In 2023
The politicking for 2023 is currently ongoing among political parties across Nigeria. Kwara State is not left behind in the game of politics. Political parties in the State are skimming, permutating, and horse-trading among themselves to clinch the governorship and other political posts in Kwara State In the upcoming general elections in 2023.
The governor of Kwara, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, claimed that Lai Mohammed, the minister of communication and culture, has no political power in his ward. According to the governor, the minister is only skilled at making noise on social media and cannot win an election in his local government.
It's quite obvious to most political elites that Bukola Saraki and Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq are not on the same page politically. You will recollect that political tragedy befell Bukola Saraki due to the movement of Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq as Kwara state governor in the year 2019. However, the capacity of Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq as the incumbent governor of Kwara state cannot be underrated as he happens to be the most powerful office holder in the state.
As the crisis rocking the Kwara chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), continues, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, governor of Kwara, has again hit at minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, and made some weighty allegations against him. Recall that for some months now, the Kwara Governor and Information minister has been at loggerheads over unresolvable political differences.
Bukola Saraki, the former Senate President, and his sister, Gbemisola, the Minister of State for Transportation, have spoken out against the demolition of a library dedicated to their late father, Olusola Saraki, a former Senate Majority Leader and Kwara political strongman. The siblings were perplexed as to why Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the governor of Kwara State, continued to demolish buildings belonging to their father.
Despite the ongoing agitations from Kwara Northerners that it is their turn to produce the next Governor of the state. Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq stands a better chance to be re-elected should he decided to contest for the second term, despite the animosity currently going on in Kwara APC.
There are some actions politicians take sometimes that may not be very wise which may later come back to work against them. The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has taken two key actions against the family of Saraki since he came to power in the North Central State.
Following the different complaints from the parents of the primary and secondary schools students of Kwara state concerning the dilapidated classrooms in most of their basic schools. The government has taken great steps in responding to them by dismantled old classes and rebuilt new classrooms to make the students learning whatever they want to learn comfortably.
Two female Commissioner nominees recently screened by the Kwara State House of Assembly have been confirmed and sworn-in by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq. Photo credit: Twitter Mr Harriet Adenike Oshatimehin was sworn-in as Commissioner for Ministry of Youth Development, while Florence Olasumbo was sworn-in as Commissioner of Finance.
OPINION:2 Main Reasons Why Abdulrahman & APC believe That They Can Win Kwara Struggle Against Saraki
One of the most interesting state elections in the year 2019 was Kwara state election. It was a drag in power tussle between Bukola Saraki of PDP and Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of APC. However, one might barely believe that it would be easy for Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to get over Bukola Saraki's capacity in the state, as he has been in control of the state in terms of capacity over the years.
File Photo OPINION: Kwara State Is Peaceful And Its People Are Hospitable Kwara is known as the state of harmony and it is indeed relatively peaceful and tranquil. A lot of Kwara indigenes are peace-loving people with a great sense of hospitality and kindness towards their guests. Despite the difference in religion and ethnicity, the Kwara people have remained tolerant of one another.
The Executive Governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq met with the leaders of Fulani community in the state on Monday, August 30. The Governor assured the Fulani people of fair treatment and encouraged them to work with the government and other stakeholders to curb crimes in the state.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the governor of Kwara State, claims that security in the country has improved. In a statement titled "No alternative to peace, Kwara Gov says in Eid message," Rafiu Ajakaye, the Governor's Chief Press Secretary, announced this on Tuesday.
The Executive Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has described the death of Alhaji Ahmed Joda as "the end of a great era", calling him one of the best public administrators in post independent Nigeria and a patriot with sterling records of integrity and services to the nation.
Hajia Habeebat Yusuf, Chairman of the Kwara State Civil Service Commission, told reporters in Ilorin on Wednesday that 2,209 officers took the examinations, with 98.87 percent passing. According to her, those who took the exams ranged from Grade Level 07 to Grade Level 16. According to Hajia Yusuf, the commission has begun issuing promotion letters to successful candidates.