Today's Headlines: Kwara Gov't Condemns Attack On Churches, Schools, Yahoo Boy Jailed For Two Years Over $8000 Covid-19 Benefit
Kwara Government Condemns Attack on Churches And Schools.Kwara state government under the leadership of Abdulramah Abdulrasaq have reacted to the recent attack on churches and schools in Ilorin over Hijaab controversy, condemning any attempt to disrupt the peace and unity of the state.
Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has just appointed an Ex-student of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Adeyi Kaosarah (ABK) as Special Adviser.
Gov Abdulrazaq Appoints Seven Special Advisers Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has appointed seven special advisers.The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, announced this in a statement in Ilorin on Friday.
The Kwara State Government in a directive signed by its Press Secretary, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, has imposed curfew on the two neighbor towns of Offa and Erinle In Kwara State, over hostilities between groups of people in the two closely bordered towns.
It is no news that the Judiciary Staff Union Of Nigeria(JUSUN) had declared an indefinite strike over the none implementation of the financial Autonomy according to the 1999 constitution and Executive order 10 which granted autonomy to Judiciary in the country.All efforts to resolve the issue and call the staffs back to work through series of meeting with the Union ended in a deadlock as the concerned party seem not to be satisfied with the promises ,which have also been made in the past but not fulfilled.
A young stakeholder and member of the Kwara State All Progressives Congress, APC, has picked holes in the alleged plans by some undisclosed opponents of governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to blackmail him with violence and corruption allegations. Earlier today, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye addressed a press conference where he raised alarm over plans by opponents of his principal to blackmail him and pin allegations of violence and corruption on him. Reacting to the allegations by the
The Kwara State Government has made known the fact that various tertiary section of the educational system would commence normal school activities on January 11 2021, with all measures to curb the dreaded Covid pandemic in place. This was made known by The Chief Press Secretary to the State Government and Spokesman for Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye who made this known to the whole of Kwara state educational body in Illorin, the state capital on Friday. He explained that the government has
It was disclosed by Channels Television a few minutes ago in connection with the clash between Offa and Erinle.All residents are ordered to withdraw forthwith from the streets of Offa and Erinle and from all disputed areas.Residents should remain indoors until the curfew is revised.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the governor of Kwara State, claims that security in the country has improved. In a statement titled "No alternative to peace, Kwara Gov says in Eid message," Rafiu Ajakaye, the Governor's Chief Press Secretary, announced this on Tuesday.
Offa and Erin Ile happens to be one of the communities in Kwara state Nigeria.And history has it that the two communities are known for communal clashes and indifferences, as they often engage in rifts which mostly gets acompanied with loss of lives and properties.
Fight broke out again between the two town which are not far or can't be differentiated from each other, because the share a very close boundary.This has lead to the closure of schools and restricted movements within the two town.
KWARA: Abdulrazaq to send bill repealing ex-Govs’ pension law next week Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq will next week send a bill to the State House of Assembly requesting the lawmakers to immediately repeal the law awarding pension packages to former governors and former deputy governors. This is contained in a press statement issued by the governor’s Chief press secretary Rafiu Ajakaye on Friday. According to the statement,“The Governor has listened to voices of the majority of the citizens
Another Nigerian state has propose a plan to scrap the pensions of former governors and their deputies, this is coming barely three days after the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu had informed lawmakers in the State House of Representatives about his plan to abolish the pension of former governors and their deputies. Kwara State Government under the administrative leadership of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has announced on Friday, their own plan to follow suit. The statement issued by the governor's
It's pertinent to recall that some weeks back, there was a case of religion crisis in Kwara state over the use of hijab in grant aided missionary schools.
After a long time since the pandemic interrupted academic activities in March 2020, schools set to resume on the 11th for Tertiary institutions across the state while Basic schools are to fully resume a week later in Kwara State putting in places all Covid -19 protocol. According to a statement issued by the spokeman Kwara State Technical Committee on Covid-19 Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Rafiu Ajakaye on Friday, all schools are to adhere strictly to the Covid -19 protocols in order to help curb the spread of
The Executive Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has described the death of Alhaji Ahmed Joda as "the end of a great era", calling him one of the best public administrators in post independent Nigeria and a patriot with sterling records of integrity and services to the nation.
Loss of Lives and Properties in Kwara as Tanker Explodes A tanker ran into residential buildings and it's content spilled out leading to fire outbreak. This resulted in burning down of residential buildings , stores , shops and killed 6 persons as confirmed by the state fire service. The Governor's Aide, Rafiu Ajakaye expressed his condolences to the familes affected and families of the bereaved. The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has been ordered to look into it and help estimate the material
Kwara Gov To Send Bill Repealing Ex-Governors Pension law Next Week Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq will next week send a bill to the State House of Assembly requesting the lawmakers to immediately repeal the law awarding pension packages to former governors and former deputy governors. “The Governor has listened to voices of the majority of the citizens opposing the pension law for former governors and deputy governors. In line with his campaign mantra and as a product of democracy himself, he
Government of Kwara State has disclosed that tertiary institutions will return to school on Jan. 11, 2021, under rigorous abidance to COVID-19 safety guidelines. The Chief Press Secretary to the State Government and Spokesperson for Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, made the notification in a message delivered on Friday in Ilorin. “Government has instructed that the higher institutions should set in place proper safeguard guidelines to curb the spread of the infection on their campuses. “The
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the governor of Kwara State has condemned the abominable crime committed against humanity by some unknown Hoodlums. Following the news on the death of an undergraduate student in Unilorin, the governor has joined protesters to demand that security agencies bring her killers to Justice. Nigeria news reported that Miss Oladije Omowumi Blessing until her demise, was a 300-level student at the department of Agriculture in the University of Ilorin.