By Imam Moromoke
A chairmanship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sulaimon Lekan Gadaff have defended his foray into politics and his aspiration to be the next Chairman of Asa local government area of Kwara State, stressing that as a businessman, he’s imbued with all it takes to it to the next level.
The Ajagusi born businessman turned politician who made this disclosure in an exclusive chat with Fresh Insight, said “I formed and established a non-profit organization in 2015 named “Determined Youths Like-mind” registered in Kwara State with 106 members and declared the organization’s support for Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in order to move the state forward under the APC party and rented an office for the movement.
” Knowing that Governor Abdulrazaq’s successes or otherwise is heavily reliant on activities at the local government level, we therefore can’t leave that very important tier to the conventional handlers that brought it to it kneels in the first place.
“Upon my assumption of office, we’ll explore and focus on the Agricultural advantages of the local government and use that to kick-start a cluster of micro low income small small processing industries that’ll transform some of our raw-materials into finished consumables.
“With my network, I’ll attract my friends down to take advantage of large expanse of land and proximity to raw-materials to site their low income small scale cottage manufacturing industries in our local government.
“This will among other things help increase our IGR, help improve on our infrastructure especially road network and also serve as a means of employment (direct and indirect) for our people, this coupled with the CSR of the industries will in no distant time help transform our LG to the new industrial hub of Kwara Central” he stressed.
The Marketing graduate of University of Ado-Ekiti turned farmer however used the opportunity to solicit support for Abdulrahman Abdukrazaq led administration, stressing that the administration is on track to restore the lost glory of the State.