By Demola Akinyemi
Ilorin â€” The ChairmanÂ of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara State, AlhajiÂ YusufÂ Ayedun, has said that the disappearanceÂ of opposition parties in the state was due to the quality leadership of the incumbent governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki, which he noted, has met the yearnings and aspirations of all stakeholders in the state.
Ayedun, while speaking with newsmen yesterday on the development going on in the state, also noted that the people of Kwara State are satisfied with theÂ leadership style of Dr. Saraki, stressing that the state has never had it so good in terms of overall development since its creation.
â€œTheÂ governorÂ alwaysÂ make himselfÂ availableÂ to the people irrespective of their background. He is not a person they only see on the screen.
â€œThey always have the opportunity to meet with him one-on-one so that they can express their views on the activities of the state government,â€ he said.
He added that thereÂ is noÂ state in the countryÂ that runs an open door policyÂ likeÂ Kwara state adding thatÂ it is only in Kwara that allÂ the peopleÂ startingÂ fromÂ the wards wouldÂ beÂ assembleÂ toÂ discussÂ theirÂ problemsÂ and areas they need attentionÂ from government.
He saidÂ theÂ governorÂ alsoÂ ensuresÂ there is free flow of information amongÂ theÂ party members and theÂ leadersÂ saying such has to some extentÂ reduced tension and suspicion among them.
HeÂ alsoÂ explainedÂ thatÂ theÂ attentionÂ givenÂ to the welfareÂ of the people byÂ the governorÂ as well asÂ the infrastructuralÂ developmentÂ of the area whichÂ include road construction, building of hospitals and provision of equipments, agricultural transformationÂ as well as rural electrification has to some extentÂ changedÂ theÂ position of the state .
He said once people got what they wanted and the issue of thuggery, armed robbery, cultism and other social vices have been eradicated every where then will be in peace.
OnÂ the peaceÂ enjoyed within the party in the stateÂ the ChairmanÂ attributed it toÂ the leaders God has blessed the state with.
HeÂ saidÂ it is onlyÂ in Kwara that things are workingÂ the wayÂ they shouldÂ be as it is the only state in the federation whereÂ leaders leadÂ the people in the right direction .
Meanwhile Governor Bukola Saraki has appointed a new Secretary to the state government SSG in the person of Alh Saka Isau [SAN] former Attorney general and Commissioner for Justice in the state. He took over from Alh Abdulganiyu Cook Olododo who was redeployed as the Chef of Staff in the government house.
The appointments according to the press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor Alh Masâ€™ud Adebimpe take immediate effect.