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Coalition to Kwara gov: Conduct LG elections before Nov

Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has been enjoined to conduct elections into the 16 local government councils in the state on or before November 1 or face legal action. Briefing journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Thursday, a Coalition of Civil Society on Autonomy of Local Governments in Nigeria, condemned AbdulRazaq’s action in […]

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Health insurance’ll boost life expectancy, economy, says Kwara gov

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, yesterday launched a state-wide health insurance scheme for residents of the state, saying the initiative would boost life expectancy and help the economy. AbdulRazaq said 10,000 indigents were covered in the first phase of the insurance that is 100 percent free for the vulnerable while the state works onboard premium-paying […]

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AbdulRazaq approves N17.7m for renovation of Kwara NUJ Secretariat

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has approved N17,760,881 for the renovation of the Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ), Kwara State Council’s Secretariat Complex. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, disclosed the news to the leadership of the State Council of NUJ. The renovation is expected to be completed within three months The Governor […]

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Kwara to get ICT innovation hub, visual arts centre

*Govt okays asphalt overlay for 32km Ilesha-Baruba-Gwanara Road Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s agenda to build a new economy in Kwara State got a major boost on Friday as the state Executive Council approved the construction of an information communication technology (ICT) innovation hub and Ilorin Visual Arts Centre, among other projects. The approvals were given at […]

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AbdulRazaq: Kwara’s recovery process underway

The effort to recover public patrimonies that were unlawfully taken away on course, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said yesterday, reiterating that his administration would at all time prioritise people’s welfare. “Our administration is pursuing a developmental agenda that is centred around the people. We are determined to give our people a new lease of life. This […]

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Kwara gov inaugurates post-COVID-19 recovery committee

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has inaugurated a seven-man commitee on Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Programme for Results (CARES) aimed at mitigating the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable groups and medium and small scale enterprises in the state. The committee, a World Bank-backed initiative, was inaugurated on Tuesday in Ilorin, the state capital. Members […]

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AbdulRazaq lauds FG for donating fire fighting equipment to Kwara

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has commended the Federal Government for donating state-of-the-art firefighting equipment to the state. AbdulRazaq, who was represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, gave the commendation while commissioning a fire truck deployed at the Fire Service Training School, Ilorin, the state capital. He said the gesture would strengthen the state […]