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Kwara Guber: Ex-councillors, youth groups pledge support for Atunwa

 

By Mumini AbdulKareem

A forum of former councillors in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State has pledged their support for the candidacy of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Hon. Razak Atunwa, ahead of 2019 general elections.

The Chairman of the forum, Hon Musa Elewuetu made the pledge while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin, yesterday.

Elewuetu, said, the councillors were excited with the decision of the party to choose Atunwa, who is the patron of the forum as the gubernatorial flag bearer of the party.

According to him, the PDP candidate has recorded lots of achievements in Asa/Ilorin West Federal constituency and the state at large, these he said qualified him for the job more than anyone from opposing parties.

Meanwhile, a coalition of youth associations from different parts of Kwara have come together on Thursday to declare support for the governorship race of Hon Razak Atunwa, the gubernatorial flag bearer of Kwara PDP.

The youth groups made up of the Kwara Central Youth Associations, Kwara North Youth for Peace, Kwara South Young Elite Forum, and twelve others declared support for Atunwa in a statement issued in Ilorin.

Signed by the representative of the groups, Abdulkareem Idris, the statement states that “we have decided to unite and join hands as youth groups to ensure the emergence of Atunwa as winner in the forthcoming Kwara state governorship in 2019.

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