By Usman Usman Garba
Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has disclosed that Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje was behind the victory of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara and Osun states.
He made the disclosure when he visited the governor at Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja, yesterday, notifying that, governor was a force to be reckoned with in the party, at all levels.
A statement issued by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor quoted the minister saying “His Excellency Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is, without fear of mincing words, the person behind our success in Kwara state. He did a lot towards achieving that,” he discloses.
H e explained that, the governor was behind the scene and “…front the scene. The effort His Excellency put during those elections, were highly commendable. We were there on ground. Therefore we have all the evidences to say what I am saying now.
“Governor Ganduje was also behind our party’s victory in Osun state election. He played very critical role in ensuring that, our great party, the APC wins those elections,” he appreciated.
Responding, Governor Ganduje thanked the minister for also working hard to ensure the supremacy of the party and being a very patriotic and loyal party member.
“We will not relent in making sure that our great party, All Progressives Congress (APC) waxes stronger and stronger again. May Allah continue to help us all,” he concluded.