The Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has expressed his profound gratitude to the Almighty God for making his tenure in office impactful, eventful and fruitful. Speaking during the valedictory session of the State Executive Council, which took place at the Government House, Ilorin on Wednesday, governor Ahmed also appreciated the people of Kwara State for the opportunity and support given to him to serve.
Ahmed stated that though challenges were abound, the opportunity to serve the state for sixteen years both as Commissioner and Executive Governor was more paramount to him. Alhaji Ahmed also appreciated the Senate President and former Governor of the State, Dr Bukola Saraki, for providing him the platform for ascending to leadership in the state and contributing to Kwara State’s development.
Governor Ahmed also appreciated the state executive council members and all those who served in his eight year administration, stressing that his accomplishments couldn’t have been possible without their input.
In his remarks, the Deputy Governor, Elder Peter Kisira, described Governor Ahmed as an old friend and described their working relationship as cordial and rewarding, while praying that God continues to guide and protect him.
The Head of Service, Mrs Susan Dupe Oluwole explained that the Governor has achieved so much in the lives of public servants and Kwara State at large, with an appeal that he commissions the ongoing state Secretariat before his departure from office. The State Head of Service called on the incoming administration to build on Governor Ahmed’s achievements for the benefit of Kwarans.