Gov. Ahmed Warns Trouble Makers


Those planning to cause trouble in Kwara State have  been asked to stay away from  the state. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed warned on Thursday that potential trouble makers should stay away from the state before, during and after the forthcoming elections in the state or risk facing the full wrath of the law .

Governor Ahmed, who spoke after a meeting of the Kwara State security committee on Wednesday evening, noted that the security agencies will act against illegal voting and that  he has received the assurances from the heads of security and paramilitary agencies in the state that they are fully ready  to curb any threat.

The governor who emphasized that elections in Kwara State are traditionally peaceful, said the state government stands ready to provide the logistic support required by the security agencies to maintain law and order as well as protect lives and property during the elections. Ahmed  who is the chairman of the  state Security Committee  said that security agencies in partnership with the state government will  guarantee safety and security at all times. The  Security Committee Meeting was attended by the  Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kayode Egbetokun, Acting Brigade Commander, Sobi, Col. A Egbejule, heads of the Navy, Airforce, Civil Defence, NDLEA, FRSC, Immigration, Customs and Prisons in the state, Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, Chief of Staff ,Government House, Alhaji Yusuf Baba Wahab, Special Adviser, Security, Alhaji Amusa Bello and other government  functionaries.