AbdulRazaq promises to make Kwara hot for criminals
AbdulRazaq promises to make Kwara hot for criminals.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has promised to make the state hot and inhabitable for criminal elements.
AbdulRazaq said this during a condolence visit to the family of late Mrs Abolaji Sunday, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Leader in Koro on Monday.
She was shot dead by her abductors during a rescue operation.
L-R Kwara APC Chairman, Prince Sunday Fagbemi; Deputy Speaker, State House of Assembly, Hon. Raphael Adetiba; Gov AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Raji Razaq, during a condolence visit to the family of late Mrs Abolaji Sunday, Women Leader from Koro Ward of Ekiti Local Government Area, who was recently shot dead by her abductors in a rescue operation.
The National Daily recalls that the deceased was one of the APC chieftains from Koro ward, kidnapped on March 16, evening between Araromi Opin and Obbo-Ile, both in Ekiti Local Government, while returning from Ilorin where they went to attend the inauguration of the state party executives.
However, the abductors were killed in the encounter and the governor commended the efforts of the security agencies to rid the state of criminals.
The governor reiterated his administration’s commitment to make every nook and cranny of the state inhabitable for criminals.
He described the death of the woman as great loss and prayed God to bless the departed soul, and for quick recovery of surviving victims at the hospital.
Gov AbdulRazaq had earlier visited a health facility where the rescued victims were hospitalised.
Oba Peter Olusegun Adaralegbe I acknowledged the efforts of the state government and security personnel to beef up security in all parts of the state, especially in the southern part.
Adaralegbe prayed that God would crown the efforts of the state with success.
He recalled a recent security show of force in the axis as part of the efforts to clear out the criminals.
“We are very aware of all efforts and commitments of your administration and the gallantry of security personnel to check security challenges.
”And we pray that your efforts in this regard will yield results soon,” the traditional ruler said.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Speaker, state House of Assembly, Mr Adetiba Rapheal; Commissioner for Health, Dr Raji Rasaq; Senior Special Assistant on Security, Mr Aliyu Muyideen; TIC Chairman, Ekiti, Mr Kehinde Bayode, and State APC Chairman, Mr Sunday Fagbemi, all accompanied the governor for the condolence.