Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has stepped down the 2017 democracy day celebrations as a result of the ongoing celebration of the 50th anniversary of the state.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, the governor rejoiced with Kwarans as the nation marks the 2017 Democracy Day.
Dr Ahmed, who advised Kwarans to uphold the prevailing peace and understanding in the state, said such understanding is crucial for overall development of the state.
Governor Ahmed stressed the need for Kwarans to live in peace and harmony and respect for one another differences. He reiterated the administration’s determination to scale up service delivery and infrastructure development across the state.
The governor while thanking Kwarans for the overwhelming support and cooperation his administration enjoyed from them in the past six years, assured the people that with the introduction of Kwara Infrastructure Development Fund (IF-K), Kwarans should expect aggressive development in the last two years of his government.
“With a deep sense of profound gratitude to God Almighty, I thank you all for your support to my administration in the past six years. I appreciate the unflinching support and cooperation my administration has enjoyed from you all.”
Governor Ahmed praised the Federal Government for its economic recovery plan and appealed to Kwarans to use the opportunity of the Ramadan period to pray for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery to continue his good job for the benefit of all.