Issa Aremu To Contest Kwara Governorship Seat Under Labour Party
A former Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Issa Aremu has emerged the labour party governorship candidate in Kwara state.
Naija News understands that he was affirmed by the 80 delegates from the sixteen local government areas in Kwara state in the presence of INEC officials, observers and party’s national leadership
Speaking after receiving the party’s flag, the gubernatorial candidate, Issa Aremu said his mandate will be to ensure liberation of Kwarans from poverty, restoration of industries and bringing governance to the door steps of ordinary citizens.
Ex-Nigerian soccer star and LP governorship candidate in Ogun state, Segun Odegbami also graced the occasion. In his remark, Alhaji Abdulsalam urged Kwarans to vote for the LP candidate to bail the state out infrastructural deficiency.
He added that Comrade Aremu if elected as governor would place workers welfare at the front burner of governance.
In his acceptance speech, the former national Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said if elected as governor, he would join forces with the progressives to rescue the state from the hands of the select few that had stolen the commonwealth of the people.
He promised to eschew hate speeches during campaigns, adding that he would be hard on problems facing the state. He listed the problems as proliferation of pot-holes, poor medical facilities and water scarcity etc.
“There will not be hate speech against anybody but there will be hard comments. Billions of Naira have been expended on water reticulation and Asa Dam yet there is no water to drink. “We will rebuild our great state. We will turn Kwara to a state flowing with milk and honey.
We will create employment for our youths, we will revive all our dead industries.”We promise to ensure dignity of labour by promptly attending to workers welfare. Workers salaries will not only be paid as at and when due, they will also be paid living wages,” Aremu said.