Moves to secure a second term ticket for Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara have received a boost as the people of the Kwara North Senatorial District have endorsed him for re-election in the 2015 polls.
At town hall meetings convened by political office holders from the Kwara North Senatorial District comprising Moro, Edu, Pategi, Kaiama, and Baruten Local Government Areas, spokespersons of various organizations, interest groups from the informal and formal sectors, cited the spread of development projects and empowerment schemes across all parts of the state as some of the reasons for their adoption of Governor Abdul Fattah Ahmed for re-election in 2015.
Speakers at the meeting included representatives of Artisan’s Congress, Nigerian Union of Teachers, businessmen and women and the likes.
Alhaji Kawu Haliru, Emir of Lafiagi in Edu Local Government Area of the state expressed the support of his people to the present government in the state and canvassed additional development projects in Lafiagi and other parts of the region.
The Emir expressed delight that the people of the region are now united behind Governor Abdul Fattah Ahmed.
Some of the leading lights of the region who attended the meetings include Senator Shaaba Lafiagi, Senator representing Kwara North Senatorial District; Alhaji Aman Pategi, member, House of Representatives; leading business and community leaders from the region as well as traditional rulers.
With the conclusion of town hall meetings in Kwara North and Kwara South Senatorial Districts during which Governor Abdul Fattah Ahmed was endorsed for a second term, all eyes are now on Kwara Central Senatorial District town hall meetings as political office holders from the region present the state government’s score card and seek a repeat of the endorsements received in Kwara South and Kwara North Senatorial Districts.