Kwara alone can meet Nigeria’s sugar needs, says Governor AbdulRahman – Eyes partnership with Dangote Group

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the state alone has the potential and the fertile land to produce Nigeria’s sugar need. Speaking during a visit to the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Plant in Lagos, AbdulRazaq said his administration is keying into public-private partnerships to attract investments and create jobs and wealth for the people.…

Over 90 public properties unlawfully appropriated in Kwara — AbdulRazaq • Sets up 15-member committee on waste management, environment

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the past administration, saying the development underpins the impunity with which the state was almost run aground. The Governor, meanwhile, has set up a 15-member committee to undertake a comprehensive assessment and recommendation of…

1000 Kwara traders, artisans to get N1bn soft loans, says Governor • Cabinet list likely next week •Says N4.8bn inherited from Ahmed intact

At least 1000 traders, marketers and artisans will benefit from a N1billion soft loan to run their businesses under the Kwara State Social Investment Programme (KWASSIP) under consideration by the State House of Assembly, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said on Thursday. AbdulRazaq said at a maiden breakfast meeting with journalists in Kwara State that the focus…

Kwara Governor flags off e-registration for immigrants • Says exercise will boost national security, development

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday flagged off the electronic registration of non-Nigerians residents in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as a key step in national security and socioeconomic development. The programme, which is beginning in eight Nigerian states, would see NIS officials documenting all-Nigerians living in the…