Kwara Assembly confirms AbdulRazaq’s cabinet nominees • My nomination, a rare privilege to serve — youngest nominee

Kwara State Assembly on Thursday confirmed all the 16 commissioner nominees forwarded to it by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. That came three days after the lawmakers commenced the screening of the cabinet picks in what has been described as about the most thorough yet friendly confirmatory sessions in the state. Speaker Salihu Yakubu Danladi said the…

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AbdulRazaq’s female nominees wow Kwara Assembly • Speaker, nominee openly sob amid encomium

Screening for Kwara State commissioner-nominees entered day two on Wednesday, with the cabinet picks wowing the lawmakers with their eloquence and clear roadmaps of how they thought the government could deliver basic amenities and reposition the state for greater heights. The nominees discussed various strategies to tackle the menace of teachers resisting deployment to villages…

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Kwara cabinet’s a dream come true for Nigerian women: Minister • AbdulRazaq bags Ministry’s ‘He-for-She Award of Excellence’ • As Assembly drills nominees for six hours

Women Affairs and Social Development Minister Pauline Tallen has described the Kwara State’s gender-friendly cabinet as “a dream come true in fulfilment of the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerian women overtime.” That came as the Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday commenced the screening of the state’s commissioner-nominees, with six of them appearing fielded…

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169 groups laud AbdulRazaq over 56.25% female cabinet pick •Kwara never had it so good, says London-based devt advocate

169 additional women groups have commended Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for nominating nine women, or 56.25% of his cabinet picks, as commissioner-designates. This came barely 72 hours after dozens of women associations held a news briefing in the Nigerian capital Abuja to congratulate the Governor for the gesture. Also, in a personal letter addressed…

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One week after, AbdulRazaq redeems promise to fix Omu Aran road • It’s a miracle — Community

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has fulfilled his promise to urgently upgrade the damaged Taiwo Road in Omua Aran town from surface dressing to asphalt overlay, exactly one week after the governor attended the town’s annual get-together where appeals were made for the government to do the road. As at Saturday afternoon, Kwara State Road…

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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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