Kwara seeks FG’s special intervention over ecological problem

Kwara State Government on Sunday called on the Federal Government to give special consideration to the state to address ecological challenges confronting it, especially the yearly flooding arising from the overflow of the River Niger and Asa River. “People of Kwara State have suffered greatly from ecological problems linked to yearly overflowing of these rivers…

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Kwara Gov sends six commissioner-nominees to Assembly

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRahman on Wednesday sent to the House of Assembly a list of six additional commissioner-nominees, comprising top-notch professionals and administrators with rich political backgrounds. This comes a few weeks after AbdulRazaq unveiled a four-women commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old. The latest nominees are Barrister Salman Jawondo (Asa); Lafia Aliyu Kora Sabi (Baruten);…

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Kwara Gov pays N60m counterpart fund for community projects

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved N60m counterpart funds to key into the World Bank-funded Community and Social Development Projects (CSDP) that would help attract development to rural areas. The payment, which is a requirement for any state to be considered for the initiative, would enable the Kwara State Community and Social Development Agency…

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Kwara Gov inaugurates task force on immunisation

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday inaugurated the State Task Force on immunisation and primary healthcare, saying the exercise forms a part of his administration’s efforts to stamp out polio and strengthen access to primary healthcare. “The presence of an active State Task Force on Immunisation is a prerequisite for quality polio campaigns and…

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Kwara flags off nutrition treatments for children, pregnant women

Kwara State Government on Wednesday flagged off a statewide campaign against chronic malnutrition in the state, with the Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria (ANRiN) officially launched to boost nutrition among children and women. The ANRiN, facilitated by the Federal Government, is a World bank-assisted Project designed to encourage consumption of nutritious food/supplements among the citizens…

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