Gov AbdulRazaq warns against sabotage as NNPC commissions Ilorin Depot

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday said his administration would not tolerate sabotage of petroleum pipelines, calling on host communities of the newly commissioned Ilorin Depot to guide the national asset jealously. “While I am happy about this development, I must also express my disappointment at the fact that we are having to spend…

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Tourism: Kwara to construct road to Owu Fall, says Gov • Pledges more support to young entrepreneurs

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the administration would construct a good access road to the Owu Fall in a bid to develop tourism industry and boost the revenue drive of the state. Owu Fall, one of Nigeria’s tourist attractions, is in Isin local government area of Kwara South. AbdulRazaq also said that talks…

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Tribunal judgment, triumph of truth over falsehood: Kwara Gov

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the tribunal judgment dismissing the PDP’s certificate forgery allegations against him and upholding his election was a triumph of truth over falsehood and a sweet victory for Kwarans. “This judgment affirms the truism that never will falsehood triumph over truth nor evil over good till the end…

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Tsaragi APC, emirate back AbdulRazaq over Miss Kolo’s nomination;Gov says nominee will succeed

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq acted within the recommendations of people of Tsaragi emirate whose turn it is to produce commissioner from Edu local government area, according to Tsaragi chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). “We are grateful to your Excellency for approving our nomination (of Miss Joanna Nnazua Kolo) from Tsaragi emirate…

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Kwara Gov protests poor work on channelisation of Asa River • Directs evacuation of residents of flood-prone areas

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday called on the Federal Government to order contractors handling the channelisation of the Asa River in the state back to site, saying the drainage was poorly done and is too narrow to prevent flooding in the areas and loss of human lives and properties. AbdulRazaq said he had…

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26-year-old, three other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list • Governor nominates ex-First Bank mortgage chief as new KW-IRS boss

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the state. AbdulRazaq has also nominated a former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the FBN Mortgages Limited, a subsidiary of the…

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Kwara Governor orders refund of exam charges to Principals, Vice principals

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has ordered immediate refund of N2000 and N1500 examination charges that the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) collected from teachers who applied to become principals and vice principals across the state. AbdulRazaq reasoned that there was no basis for such charges since all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government now…

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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.…

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