The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has
condemned the call by the State House of Assembly, urging Governor
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to revoke the building belonging to the late
icon of Kwara politics, Dr Olushola Saraki situated at Ilofa Road,
In a statement signed by its State Chairman, Engr, Kola Shittu, and
made available to this medium, the party described the action of the
legislature as ill-conceived, malicious and another indication that
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq was all out on a vendetta mission.
The PDP accused the Governor of using the State legislature to pursue
his vengeance mission against the Saraki family and members of the
opposition in the State evident in the “illegal suspension of elected
Local Government chairmen and the dissolution of duly constituted
“For the avoidance of doubt, the property in question, popularly
called ‘Ile-Arugbo’ was duly acquired several years ago by Baba
Saraki, who in his lifetime, contributed a lot to the development and
progress of the State.
“The move by the APC-led government to revoke the building is
ill-advised, malicious and further shows that Governor Abdulrazaq was
pursuing a vendetta mission. The revocation of the house can,
therefore, not be said to be in the best interest of the State.
“As a party, we urge Governor Abdulrazaq to have a rethink and
understand that he was elected to move the state forward and not to
pursue vendetta. He should steer clear of issues and actions that do
not elevate the interests and development of people of the State.
“The governor needs to eschew bitterness and belligerence that have
characterized his style of governance”, the party noted.