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Kwara finally free from political bondage says Governor-elect

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Kwara State’s governor-elect on Sunday said, with his victory, the people of the state had broken the yoke of political subjugation and socioeconomic stagnation.

He dedicated his victory to the glory of God and to all the people of the state.

Abdulrazak, in his acceptance speech, said: “We give Almighty God all the glory. We dedicate this victory to the people of Kwara State, home and abroad, who stood resolutely to see through the democratic revolution that started many years ago.

“Much as this historic event calls for celebrations, we instead implore our people to reflect on the challenges ahead and the need to come together. This victory belongs to all Kwarans.

“We are faced with the challenge of evolving a Kwara that works for all, away from the abysmal state of affairs now. We promise to diligently implement our manifesto for the good of our people.”

He saluted all the heroes of the struggle, including all those who paid the supreme sacrifice and prayed their souls rest in perfect peace.

He commended party members, leaders at the local, state and national levels for their sterling efforts and contributions to this victory.

Abdulrazak also thanked traditional rulers for their fatherly roles and commended the security agencies, electoral officers and other stakeholders who performed their duties creditably.

“We also thank the media for their professionalism. Finally, we are grateful to everyone who supported the Otoge movement,” he said.

Meanwhile, the governorship candidate of the PDP in the state, Razak Atunwa, has congratulated AbdulRazaq.

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Atunwa, in a statement, thanked God for His blessings.

He stated: “I would like to thank the PDP leadership and all our supporters who stood by me in the just concluded elections. Your commitment and dedication is heart-warming. You all gave your best. We are all winners in the process of democracy.

“Whilst the Party considers its next line of action, and without prejudice to any legal process, I offer my congratulations to  AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

“I pray that Kwara will continue to be a state of harmony and witness further development in the next administration. My utmost gratitude goes to Almighty God for His blessings.”

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