Kwara Gov gives National Pilot 24 hours to retract ‘fake news’ • Insists he bought no bulletproof car • Says era of reckless spending over in Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday denied purchasing any bulletproof cars for himself or his wife as alleged by a report in a newspaper — National Pilot — linked to a top opposition leader in the state. In a strongly-worded letter written to the Editor of the paper and copied to newsmen in Ilorin,…

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Kwara trains team ahead National Livestock Plan takeoff • Gov says initiative key to economic growth

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said his administration has keyed into the Federal Government’s National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) to drive economic growth, create jobs, and equip farmers/herders with necessary tools to thrive in the agribusiness. The Governor dropped this hint at a two-day training programme in Ilorin, the state capital, on the implementation…

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Kwara Gov releases new commissioner-nominees’ list • State to have nine women cabinet members

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday released an additional six-person commissioner-nominees’ list, with five more women added to what has now gone down in history as Nigeria’s most gender-friendly government cabinet. The latest list, which again reflects the state’s demography, means that Kwara now has nine women (56.25%) and seven men (43.75%) commissioner-nominees who…

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KWSG begins massive clearing of refuse within Ilorin today; Set up special task force

Kwara State Government has set up a special task force committee to ensure that the state capital is clean and hygienic. The committee members will comb the whole State capital today with special attention on vulnerable areas like Tanke area. Members of the committee include: Ibrahim Akaje, Yinka Bello, Oloyin Lateef Adebayo and AbdulRasaq Jeddah.…

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We’ll build a viable, prosperous state through SMEs: Kwara Gov

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend said his administration’s upcoming social investment programme has been designed to fund small businesses, artisans, and lift many people out of the poverty bracket. “This journey has begun with the passage of the Kwara State Social Investment Programme Bill by the State Assembly. We will make sure…

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