Kwara prunes ministries to 16, seeks public support

Kwara State Government has pruned the ministries in the state civil service to 16, down from the 19 ministries inherited from the past administration, saying the measure was to cut cost and strengthen efficiency in service delivery to the people. The State’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin told a news briefing Wednesday…

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THE FULL BUDGET SPEECH FOR THE 2020 FINANCIAL YEAR,DELIVERED TO THE KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY BY HIS EXCELLENCY, ABDULRAHMAN ABDULRAZAQ, THE GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE, ON WEDNESDAY, 18TH DECEMBER, 2019

PROTOCOLS Honourable Speaker, Honourable members of the Kwara State House of Assembly, I am delighted to stand before this Honourable House to present the Budget proposal for the policies and programmes of the Government of Kwara State for the 2020 financial year for consideration and approval as it forms the framework for the development of…

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Kwara Gov presents N162bn budget of ‘reconstruction’ • Education, enterprise, health, roads top agenda • CAPEX takes 53% of budget; REX down to 47%

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday presented the 2020 budget estimates to the State House of Assembly, with provisions for critical infrastructure and human capital development taking the larger chunk of the budget. The N162bn fiscal plan comprises 53% capital expenditure covering road construction and rehabilitation, rehabilitation and re-equipment of schools and hospitals, rehabilitation…

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Kwara extends suspension of ‘indicted’ Kwara LG chairs, others

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday extended the suspension of 16 local government chairmen and their legislative committees, a decision premised on the ongoing investigation of the affected officials by the anti-graft body and a subsisting resolution of the House of Assembly. Accused of alleged misappropriation of public funds, the officials were initially suspended…

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