NEWS2019: We’ll Pertub, Break away – Kwara Emir Blows Hot
Alhaji Umar Seriki Usman, the Emir of Yashikira, in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, has terrorize that the Kwara North will trouble and breakaway from the state if not considered for the governorship position come 2019.
The monarch urged political parties to ensure the emergence of Kwara North aspirants as their respective candidates.
Usman made the threat yesterday, while receiving a governorship aspirant of the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman Abdullahi, in his palace.
He made it clear that the section of the state had resolved to mount agitations and break away from Kwara if the reverse becomes the case, stressing that “gone are those days when we do follow-follow.”
He continued, “We are the food basket of the state. We are the commercial hub and pride of the state and we have always being instrumental to political victories in the state.
“Our people have been living in abject poverty, poor conditions, perpetual backwardness, joblessness and enmity among communities.
“We want a governor from within us and any attempt to do otherwise, we are ready to mount agitation for break away from this state because that was how Kabba and Okene was lost to the present Kogi State.
“It is our time to take over the leadership of the state by producing the next governor of the state.
“We need modern equipment for farming, we want qualitative education and good healthcare delivery for our people.
“This is 21st century and we can’t afford to be living in the dark and unpardonable ignorance. May God assist you in the cause to salvage us all in Kwara State.”