- Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, Kwara APC guber candidate, promised to liberate the state
- The billionaire also promised to make people's welfare and employment opportunities his priority
Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, has said that his ambition is to set free the people of the state from the den of those he called modern colonisers.
The Punch reports that Abdulrahman said this on Wednesday, October 10, in a statement. He also promised to set out programmes towards welfare of the people and create employment opportunities for jobless youths and willing able citizens of the state.
Legit.ng gathers the governorship aspirant also boasted that for a long time, he has dedicated his strength, comradeship and resources to the progress of the state.
He said: “We have just achieved yet another milestone in the process of liberating our dearest state from the clutches of modern-day colonisers. By a collective decision, you have elected me as the one to front the struggle for our emancipation.
“The struggle to liberate Kwara is a cause I have consistently devoted my strength, sincere comradeship and resources to, for a very long time. “
“Our people have suffered for too long, begging for a drop of an ocean that actually belongs to them. This is the time we come together to end their pain.
“Those who have sat on our commonwealth for long know that to liberate a people, they must first be empowered. That is why they stop at nothing to make sure the majority of Kwarans remain dependent on them.”
In his own words, chairman, Kwara State Liberation Group (KSLG), Amuda Aluko, affirmed the pledges of Adbulrahman. He added that the emergence of the billionaire is an indication that the state is about to toe the path of liberation having been subjected to modern slavery by the Saraki-led group of cabals.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported a governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress in Kwara state, Abdulfatai Yahaya-Seriki, had said that the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, tried to lure him with an appointment to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Yahaya-Seriki, one the 13 Kwara APC governorship aspirants, told newsmen in Abuja, on Monday, September 24, that he rejected the offer and other entreaties because of his dream for the state.
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