Employees under the ‘Clean and Green’ scheme, Ilorin West Local Government chapter, has organised a special prayer for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to appreciate him for clearing their salary backlog.
Speaking at the event which took place at the Ilorin West Council Secretariat on Saturday, the Director General of ABS Mandate Constituency, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi allayed the worries of the sweepers saying that his principal Dr Saraki will continue to assist them at all times.
Abdullahi added that there was no plan by the council to lay anyone off, adding that henceforth their salaries will be given utmost priority.
He however urged the sweepers to continue to provide their unalloyed support to the Senate President, adding that, “You must be wary of seasonal and self-centred politicians who have nothing to offer the people of the state.”
Speaking further, the D-G said Saraki like his father, has also shown their undying love for women in the state while also appreciating the initiator of the ‘Clean and Green’ scheme, Barr. Rasaq Sholagberu.
Earlier, the Coordinator of the sweepers, Alhaji Wasiu Alata appreciated Saraki for the gesture saying he has always proven he has the interest of his people at heart.
The event was attended by chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Ilorin West/Asa Federal House of Representatives candidate, Alhaji Rasak Lawal, party loyalists and Alhaji Sulyman Kongbari, who represented the council chairperson, Hajia Aminat Omodara.
In another development, the Special Assistant to Kwara State Governor on Community Inter-Relations (Non-Indigene), Deacon Olayemi Adekunle David, has said that the state government will continue to give non-indigenes sense of belonging.
Speaking during the inauguration of the Joint Non-Indigene Political Groups in Kwara State, Olayemi said, “As charged by His Excellency that we should embark on integration process because the world is becoming a global village. It is expedient for us to form one united and common forum regardless of our tribes in order to move forward.”
According to him, the benefits of coming together include; to foster unity and integration of all groups, to communicate government policy effectively among others.
Olayemi however charged the forum to always support the present administration and the leader of Kwara State politics, Dr Bukola Saraki especially as the 2019 general election approaches.