Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has congratulated the #LondonToLagos biker, Mr Kunle Adeyanju, on the completion of his 41-day journey to raise awareness and funds for the #EndPolio campaign in Africa.
The governor’s message is contained in a statement issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye.
AbdulRazaq described Adeyanju as a brave humanist and a great ambassador of Kwara who has used his talent and passion to bring joy and safety to millions of people.
The governor said he followed the efforts of the biker as he rode through over 14 countries on the 12,000km journey, reiterating the commitment of his administration to maintaining its polio-free status as part of the global efforts to permanently #EndPolio.
“On behalf of the people and the government of Kwara State, I congratulate and especially commend Rotarian Kunle Adeyanju on the completion of his historic #LagosToLondon journey.
“It is a memorable feat for us and for generations to come,” the governor said.
“Our administration priorities citizens’ health and has made Kwara a polio-free state.
“We are therefore pleased and proud to see a Kwaran leading a humanitarian campaign to rid our world of polio in his own unique way.
“We are certain that history does not forget great people like Adeyanju who give their all for humanity,” the statement read in part. (NAN)