Gales of testimonials as Kwara APC holds town hall to honour Gov
•He is a good phenomenon: Private school owners, ENDSARS violence victims, others
•Stakeholders say all part of Kwara enjoying Govt patronage
•Kwara Speaker hails Gov for new radio station in Baruten
•State now ranks next to Lagos in healthcare: Perm Sec
Kwara APC on Thursday held a town hall meeting attended by various stakeholders in the state amid testimonials of specific impacts the administration of Gov. @RealAARahman is having on various demographies of the state.
From victims of the recent EndSARs protest to artisans, physically challenged community, businessmen, farmers, private school owners, civil servants, and victims of the recent rainstorms, the Governor received widespread accolades for his impactful reign, empathetic leadership,
Assets: Try Saraki, others for criminal conspiracies against Kwara, white paper panel tells Gov
•Panel submits report, laments economic sabotage against state
•Reveals how Govt properties, shares were sold to cronies
•Tope Daramola, Bayo Sanni named in alleged deals
Former Governor @bukolasaraki, his successor @AbdulfataAhmed, and other former government officials named in alleged economic sabotage against the state through sales of public assets
to cronies at giveaway prices should be prosecuted in court, a white paper committee has urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
Kwara Gov launches new tractors, implements to boost food security
Kwara State Governor @RealAARahman on Wednesday commissioned 15 new tractors and several modern farm implements,
effectively giving bite to the mechanisation component of the recently launched state agricultural transformation plan.
Hailed by farmers’ association for his support for agriculture, especially smallholder farmers, in the state, the Governor said the whole focus of the transformation plan is “to achieve food security, sustainable growth, and create jobs”.
We woke up early this morning to read comments emanating from the above subject matter.
The Kwara State Ministry of Health is at the planning stage for her next round of community health outreach, which has been a feature of the Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led administration.
This will be the seventh in the series of the highly-impactful intervention, aimed at providing services to indigent members of our community who needed specialist services but cannot afford the cost of care.
Kwara State, Commissioner for Environment, Mrs Banigbe Remilekun Oluwatobi has assured the Kwara State Environmental Protection Agency (KWEPA) Board Members good working relationship for the betterment of the society.
The Commissioner made this assertion in her office during a familiarization visit by the board members yesterday.
Banigbe said it is the responsibilities of everyone in keeping the environment clean, noting that, having a team work will lead to achieving success.
"KWEPA is part of the ministry but a parastatal board, we are one, we will all do it together for the state to be in order" she remarks.
Nigeria will surmount security challenges: Kwara Gov
·Seeks public support for security agencies
·Kwara govt sponsored highest numbers of constabularies nationwide: IGP
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said the country will certainly surmount the ‘difficult phase’ of security concerns it is going through at the moment, urging Nigerians to rally behind the President and the security agencies to combat the challenges.
AbdulRazaq spoke in Ilorin, the state capital, at the passing out ceremony of the newly recruited police special constabularies (community police) who would now be deployed to their various local governments to strengthen intelligence gathering and security in the state.
Idi Ogede community appreciates Kwara Govt on Infrastructure Development
The Kwara State Government has reinstated its commitment to the welfare of the people of Kwara State.
The State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq made the assertion today at the special prayer organized by the Idi-Ogede Household Community Association, Olunlade, Ilorin.
Represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, the Governor said his administration is committed to community development as well as strengthening the communities because growth and development start at community level.
Kwara Govt takes stand on 2019 SUBEB workers
·Offsets pending seven months’ salaries
·New employment portal opens Jan 2021
Kwara State Governor @RealAARahman has directed the immediate payment of seven months salaries earlier withheld from 594 SUBEB teachers since June, 2020.
The salaries have been paid on Thursday night on compassionate grounds as their employment status remains unofficial, according to a government statement on Thursday.
The statement reads: “Everyone whose salaries were withheld since June has now had same paid strictly on compassionate grounds. The government’s decision to withhold their salaries was not unilateral or punitive.
Kwara Gov visits Jebba, rues damages to properties
Kwara State Governor @RealAARahman has visited the scenes of Wednesday morning inferno in Jebba, Moro LGA of the state, describing the incident as painful and praying the Almighty God to relieve the victims of their losses.
“The incident is very disturbing and we have to come down to see the extent of the destruction. It's far more than what we thought. The inferno engulfed many houses. It affects about 43 houses,” AbdulRazaq told reporters after inspecting the site.
He was accompanied on the inspection tour by @kwhanigeria Speaker @DanladiSY; Senator @official_IYO (Kwara Central); Senator Sadiq Umar (North); Deputy House Leader who is the lawmaker from the area John Bello; commissioners and some other top government functionaries.
Tax Compliance: KWSG assures FIRS of Council Cooperation
The Kwara State Government has assured officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service of prompt remittance of all revenue accrued to the agency from Local Government Councils in the State.
The Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Arc. Aliyu Muhammad Saifuddeen disclosed this today while receiving the Revenue Generation Officials in his office.
The Commissioner said he was delighted to receive the revenue team in his office because the meeting would avail them the opportunity to synergize on how all remittances to the Federation Accounts from the 16 Council Areas would be harmonised.
Kwara Gov mourns victims of Jebba inferno
·Commends fire service, Directs SEMA to move in
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives and properties in the Wednesday fire incident involving a petrol tanker in Jebba (Moro LGA of the state), describing the development as devastating and sad.
A petrol tanker travelling through the ancient town had lost control early Wednesday morning and spilled its contents as it rammed into residential buildings.
·Appropriate use of face mask in public places is mandatory
·Concerts/carnivals/Clubbing are not allowed until further notice
·Worship centres are not to allow congregations exceeding 50% of the maximum capacity of the venue.
This is to allow for physical distancing
·Other gatherings (formal and informal) exceeding 50 people are disallowed
·Again, proper use of face mask in public space is mandatory. Therefore, the protocol of ‘No face mask, no entry’ must apply at all public places.
·Civil servants are to work from their homes. The only exemptions are essential workers, especially in the health sector. Virtual meetings are encouraged
·There shall be partial statewide lockdown between 12 am and 430a.m. until further notice.
In continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation efforts by the Kwara state Government to fix critical infrastructure across the state under the @RealAARahman led administration, the collapsed bridge at Idera, a rural community in Ifelodun LGA is under reconstruction
Kwara govt facilitates CBN support for local rice farmers
Kwara State Government has facilitated the disbursement of N115m by the @cenbank to local rice farmers to cultivate 420 hectares of land for the 2020/2021 dry season farming in the state, an official has said.
Technical Assistant to the Governor on Agriculture AbdulQuawiy Olododo said the government was able to help the farmers because their umbrella body was properly organised and proactive.
"We call on other cooperatives across the state to emulate what the agribusiness farmers cooperatives have done so has to support the state government efforts in the agriculture sector,”