By Ezeocha Nzeh
A governorship aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Lukman Mustapha, has denied reports that he was sponsored as as mole in the APC by Senate Presiodent, Bukola Saraki to pick the form as a move to destabilize the party.
Saraki and his supporters recently resigned from the APC and returned to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Mustapha, who disassociated himself from the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his new party, the People Democratic Party (PDP), said he has never held any position or gotten contract under “the current hegemony in the state.”
He, however assured that if given the governorship ticket of APC in Kwara, his government will turn the state to a Dubai of Nigeria.
Addressing newsmen yesterday at the APC national secretariat, after he returned his nomination forms, the governorship aspirant said the downward standard of living of people in Kwara state responsibke fir his governorship ambition.
When asked to clear the air on the allegation that he is a mole in the APC, Mustapha, who his blood brother also contesting the party ticket said: “I’m not a mole to anybody, I have been an opposition to the current hegemony in the state. I don’t know what makes me a mole. I have never gotten any contract or held any political position under the current hegemony,” he stated.
While lamenting the state of things in Kwara state, Mustapha accused Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed led government of having deliberate policy of increasing poverty in the State.