Nigeria’s Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed says his mission as new All Progressives Congress (APC) chief in Kwara is not to contest any elective place in 2019 however to rescue the state from hawks.
The minister, who spoke at a gathering of Congress of Kwara Progressives mentioned the latest defection from APC by the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and his followers had offered a chance for the individuals to liberate the state from those that had held it to ransom.
“What an auspicious time for all of us! By no means earlier than, have we had an awesome alternative like we now have now to take our state again from the rapacious few, who has held the state by the jugular and prevented it from assembly the hopes and aspirations of its individuals.
From my consultations with key stakeholders thus far, I can say, categorically, that Kwarans have all resolved to take their future into their very own fingers and take again what rightly belongs to them. That is unprecedented within the historical past of our state, and we should not waste this chance.
Alone half, I can say right here, with out equivocating, that I received’t be running for any office throughout the forthcoming elections. For me, it’s not about any clamour for office. It’s about working with all like minds for the better good thing about our individuals,” he mentioned.
The minister underscored the necessity for the individuals to be united and shelve their private ambition to rescue the state. ”I can inform you that if all of us stay united, we are able to’t and we received’t lose the looming battle for the survival of our expensive state. All that’s required is for us all to subordinate our particular person ambitions to the collective efforts to wrest our state from the hegemony of 1 man and his cohorts,” he mentioned.