No Religious Marginalization In Kwara -Gov. Ahmed



abdulfatah_ahmed- 600Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has denied allegations by Christian Association of Nigeria, , Kwara State, Christians in state are being marginalized by state Government.

Speaking during this month’s edition of a monthly radio program, “ Governor Explains”, Ahmed said political appointments and patronages in state have never been based on religion persuasions “and shall never be. Appointment of political office holder in State has always been purely on government bases. It will be perilous to political patronages on religion bases, especially as we try to evolve a nation out of an heterogenous country like Nigeria”.

Advising Kwarans not to allow themselves to be dragged into any religious crisis, the Governor said all appointments in the state had inputs from the various government areas as the focus of government is to run an inclusive administration accommodates
all, irrespective of religion or ethnic affiliations.

Speaking on road construction, the governor promised to complete all on-going constructions and rehabilitations across the three senatorial districts of the state and appealed to the Federal Government to speedily intervene on the Ilorin/Jebbah, Ajasse/Erin-Ile roads to further enhance economic of the people.

On water projects, Governor Ahmed said while his government spends N10m monthly to sink boreholes across the state, contractor handling the water reticulation project in the state will soon get back to site.

The Governor also confirmed that the five general hospitals in Omu-Aran, , Offa, Kaiama and Ilorin will be ready for commissioning by the end of November, assured the people that “another five will be renovated to modern standard with qualified medical
personnel as part of our determination to bring health services to the door steps of the people”.

Governor Ahmed thanked the people of the state for their unalloyed support and trust and further appealed for understanding to enable the state deliver more on its electoral promises.

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