By Bukola Adama
Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has charged Kwara residents to troop out en-masse to obtain their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to enable them elect candidates of their choice.
Governor Ahmed in his remarks during a Sallah homage by the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, emphasised that, “It is the civic responsibility of every eligible citizen to ensure collection of his or her PVC. It’s a right and the only tool to elect people who can deliver on campaign promises.
“Ours is a peaceful and grassroots politics where we allow our people to take decisions on their own and encourage inclusive politics.”
The Governor who advised party faithful to queue behind the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to elect credible candidates in the 2019 general elections, said that by so doing, candidates that would respect their customs and traditions would emerge.
He however warned against politicising the Offa banks robbery, urging the Nigeria Police Force to follow due process to ensure that all those involved were brought to justice.
Earlier, the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari in his remarks praised the state government for its efforts on security and other sectors of the economy.
He said, “We the traditional rulers in the state are behind the government to be able to actualise it masses-oriented programmes for our people “.