IEDPU hails kwara Gov ahead police college take off • AbdulRazaq a dream come true, says outgoing President

The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Union (IEDPU) at the weekend hailed Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for taking concrete steps to facilitate all the preliminary works ahead January 2020 take off of the Police College in Ballah village. The body also lauded AbdulRazaq for his unique approach to governance, especially his humility, prudence and focus which…

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Kwara to build New Secretariat Complex in 2020 • As Govt reclaims land for civil service clinic

Ownership of the land bordering the Civil Service Clinic in Ilorin has officially reverted to Kwara State Government, a statement said on Friday, adding that a new secretariat complex will now be erected on the land next year. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye said in the statement that the land was originally…

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Kwara Govt not behind WhizKid concert — AbdulRazaq • Says infrastructure, enterprise, innovation key to devt

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday denied that the government was behind the popular musical concert that featured pop star WhizKid in Ilorin, adding however that the event was a welcome development and could be a springboard to promote entertainment and get local talents hooked to other talents from outside the state. He laughed…

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We should never politicise IEDPU, community events — Kwara Gov • Explains early arrival at IEDPU confab, donates N20m • Gov’s early arrival a first; he’s a true son of Ilorin, says Emir

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said events dedicated to sociocultural advancements of the community should be devoid of political colourations to avoid pitting people against one another. AbdulRazaq made the comment in his short remarks at the 54th annual national conference of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), saying he decided to…

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Christmas: AbdulRazaq salutes, charges Nigerians on love

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday greeted Nigerians, especially Christians, on the occasion of the Christmas celebration, urging them to imbibe the spirit of love, God’s omniscience and service to humanity associated with the birth of Christ. “Notwithstanding our differences, we are all from Adam and one lesson from this season (the birth of…

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Why Kwara now has Ministry of Enterprise, by AbdulRazaq • Hails KAM Holding’s chief

Kwara State has dedicated a whole ministry to enterprise as part of its larger strategies to grow businesses, encourage creativity, create more jobs and widen revenue generation base of the state, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said. The Governor said a culture of waiting for monthly allocation from Abuja is neither sustainable nor pro-development, because it…

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Kwara people must own, benefit from Harmony Holdings — New GMD • Says firm committed to workers’ welfare

Group Managing Director of the Harmony Holdings Limited Abdullahi AbdulMajeed on Monday said the investment firm is being repositioned to truly benefit and be accountable to the people of Kwara State whose assets form the core of its existence. “The task in Harmony Holdings is quite herculean but we believe that we can transform that…

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