By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin
Former Grand Khadi of the Kwara State Sharia Court of Appeal, Justice Salihu Olohuntoyin Mohammed, has lauded Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s administration for ensuring peace and tranquility in the state.
According to the retired Jurist, the prevailing peace in Ilorin, the state capital, was as a result of the deliberate decision of the governor not to harbour political thugs or indulge them as was the practice in the past.
Mohammed, who spoke in Ilorin during the 2022 Ramadan lecture organised by the Ibagun Progressive Union (IPU) in Okelele area of Ilorin, expressed delight that activities of political thugs are no longer visible in the state.
He added: “Today, our people, including the very important personalities, are moving freely in Ilorin metropolis without fear of being harassed by thugs .
“Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has showed good example by not indulging or harbouring political thugs as was the practice in the past.”
Earlier, the Chairman of IPU, Alhaji Kuranga Omomeji Morogun, had said that the Ramadan lecture was organised to bring the people of Ibagun/Okelele community together without any political considerations or connotations.
He reiterated the commitment of the union to the progress and development of Ibagun/Okelele community.
The event was attended by the Special Adviser to the state Governor on Strategy, Alhaji Saadu Salahu, a community leader and university don, Dr Mohammed Ghali Alaaya, the Alangua of Ibagun, Malam Sakariyau Ilufemiloye, eminent sons and daughters of the community, Imams and Alfas.