Suspense as APC governor's Aide Resigns, Pens Brief Letter

Suspense as APC governor's Aide Resigns, Pens Brief Letter

  • Ibrahim Attahiru, the special adviser on sports and youth development to the Kwara governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has resigned
  • Attahiru, in his letter made available to newsmen on Sunday, November 13, said his reasons for the decision are personal
  • Sources have it that the former aide to Governor AbdulRazaq was appointed in March 2021 alongside four others

Kwara - The special adviser on Sports and Youth Development to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, Ibrahim Attahiru, has resigned from his office

Attahiru announced his resignation on Sunday, November 13, in a letter addressed to Governor AbdulRazaq.

Kwara governor
The governor's aide resigned over personal reasons (Photo: @RealAARahman)
Source: Twitter

As to why he made the decision, Attahiru in his letter noted that it was due to personal reasons, PM News reports.

The letter read in part:

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“Your Excellency Sir, my resignation is due to personal reasons.
“I’m thanking Your Excellency, Malam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Executive Governor of Kwara State, for the opportunity and confidence reposed in me.”

Intrigues as powerful northern governor, predecessor bicker over N11.9bn

Eyebrows had been raised as AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Kwara state governor, claimed N11.9 billion of public funds cannot be accounted for from the state account.

The governor made the comment on Thursday, September 1, adding that the money was looted between 2011 and 2019, which fell under the administration of Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed, AbdulRasaq's predecessor.

The governor stated that the discovery resulted from a forensic audit report, maintaining that the funds were not attributed to any lawful project or programme.

Kwara's ex-governor denies looting N11.9bn belonging to the state Reacting to the allegation, the former governor Ahmed described the allegations as preposterous, naive, unspecific, and generally unfounded.

2023 general elections: Governor AbdulRazaq's aide resigns

Ahead of the 2023 elections, one of the actors of “O To Ge” (enough is enough) movement in Kwara State, Alhaji Musibau Esinrogunjo, has resigned his appointment as the Senior Special Assistant to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Rural Mobilisation with immediate effect.

The former governor’s aide remains one of the major actors that worked day and night during the 2019 general election to ensure the electoral victory of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) through the ‘enough is enough’ movement in the state.

He hails from Ilorin West Local Government Area of the state with the incumbent govenor of the state, AbdulRazaq.


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