Kwara to step up security amid fresh investment drive · Gov commends security agencies, seeks army’s FOB in Lafiagi

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said the administration is paying closer attention to security of lives and security as part of its strategic plan to reassure investors and the citizens. “Our primary concern is the safety of lives and properties. For us, we don’t want anything that would scare investors away from our…

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Baseball Park Renovation: SWAN commends Gov. AbdulRazaq

The Kwara State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded and commended the giant strides of the State Government under Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq in rehabilitating and equipping Ilorin Baseball Park with modern and Standard facilities. Olayinka Owolewa, the Secretary of the association in the State, made the commendation in a statement…

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Budget: Citizens’ engagement key to good governance — Kwara Gov • Passes confidence vote in KWIRS’ new leadership

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said citizens’ aspirations would always drive the budget process under his administration as part of a larger strategy to deepen participatory democracy and ensure good governance. “Democracy is all about the people. It is meaningless when the people are shut out of the processes of governance which in…

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EFCC saved us from inheriting empty treasury — Kwara Gov • 10 properties, cash worth over N3.6bn recovered in the State since Feb.

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said he would have inherited an empty treasury if the account of the state government had not been frozen on the eve of his inauguration, recalling that only the N4.8bn tax refund seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was inherited from the past administration. “That N4.8bn…

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We’ll jumpstart Kwara economy with infrastructure, says AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said he would jumpstart the state economy and tourism sector with solid infrastructure, especially roads and other basic amenities. Speaking at the annual Ganni Festival in Gwanara in Baruten Local Government Area of the state on Saturday, AbdulRazaq said his administration plans to boost tourism as a revenue earner…

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AbdulRazaq lists priorities as cabinet retreat ends

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has spelt out the priorities of his administration to include big investments in education, infrastructure, health, agriculture, enterprise, and human capital development. In an address to wrap the three-day retreat held for his cabinet picks in Patigi, the Governor said the state is almost starting “from the scratch” across every…

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