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Gov AbdulRazaq Appoints Prof. Shaykh-Lukman as New KWASU VC

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• CoED Ilorin to host varsity of education, others to follow Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has named Prof. Shaykh-Lukman Alade Jimoh as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU).  The appointment follows the outcome of the screening exercise of the university’s governing council where Prof. Shaykh-Lukman placed first among the candidates.  Shaykh-Lukman is currently the Ag. Vice Chancellor of the University. He was before then a Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University between 2020 and 2022.  He comes highly recommended to the job with decades of experience as an administrator and university scholar. Shaykh-Lukman, 60, is a recipient of several academic honours, including Best Graduating Student of the Department of Religions (University of Ilorin) 1988; University Undergraduate Scholarship Award (1987/1988); University Scholar 1987/1988). He is a Fellow/member of many professional bodies such as Chartered Institute of Public Advoca

I believe in full LG autonomy, It Reduces Burden On States: Kwara Gov

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said he believes in full autonomy for local government areas.  He clarified that the position of the state in the ongoing legal proceedings on local government is that the state does not violate any section of the law regarding autonomy.  "It is my personal belief that each local government should manage its resources and be responsible for its obligations, including wages that are first line charges. I also believe that the State Governor should not be held liable if any local government is unable to pay salaries since we do not touch a kobo of their money.  "We also do not have any joint project accounts with any local government in the state, as was the case with the previous administration in our state," according to a statement by the Governor.  "These are my personal beliefs. But my personal belief is not necessarily the same as the letters of the law, including the provisions of the JAAC, whic

KWSG Warns on Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse

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( LR: The State Commissioner for Environment, Mallam Shehu Ndanusa Usman, Senior Special Assistant on Environment and Sanitation, Mallam Yakub Agodi and other staff of the ministry during the enforcement exercise at Tanke area, recently .) Kwara State Government has again warned residents of Ilorin metropolis to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse or face the full wrath of the law. The state Commissioner for Environment, Mallam Shehu Ndanusa Usman sounded the warning, while enforcing the environmental law today, at Tanke area, of the metropolis. According to him, "we are not out to intimidate anybody, but rather to caution you on the need to stop incessant dumping of refuse indiscriminately, most especially, on the road median, walkways, inside drainages among others, that can inhibit free movement of water at Tanke community and other areas within the state capital."  The Commissioner lamented that despite several sensitization and advocacies, radio jin

Shun Drug Abuse, Cultism, Actions That Can Ruin Your Future, Kwara Gov Tells Students

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( L-R: Representative of Ilorin Zonal Head of EFCC Chinedu Ozugha; Keynote Speaker Prof Mary Fajonyomi; Special Assistant on Students' Affairs to the Kwara State Governor Salami Abdulwasiu Onidugbe; representative of the Governor and Commissioner for Tertiary Education Dr Mary Arinde; and Commissioner of Police CP Victor Olaiya; during the Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Stemming the Tide of Social Vices among Students: A Panacea for Positive Growth, in Ilorin, on Tuesday .) • As govt holds stakeholders' dialogue on stemming social vices • Experts harp on good parenting, value reorientation for crime control Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday called on the Nigerian youth most especially students to always shun drug abuse, cultism and other actions that can ruin their future. He said the future of Nigeria is tied to how the youth turn out to be, urging them to make the right choice. The Governor was speaking in Ilorin,.the state capital, at the Stakeh

PROJECT UPDATE: KWSG Commences Construction of Oko-Oba Village Road, Tanke.

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 The Kwara State Government, in continuation of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s rural-urban renewal initiative, has commenced the construction of Oko-Oba Village road, Tanke. The road is one of the several projects recently approved by the governor, and they're ongoing simultaneously across the state.

Kwara ACReSAL Welcomes World Bank, FPMU on a 3-day Visit

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( The Hon Commissioner for Environment, Mallam Sheu Usman Ndanusa (center), with his team at Tunde Idiagbon Airport, Ilorin, welcoming the Task Team Leader of the ACReSAL Project and a Senior Environmental Specialist, Dr Joy lganya Agene to the state capital, for a 3-day working visit, yesterday. )   The Kwara Agro-climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscape, today welcomes the World Bank team and the Federal Project Management Unit to Ilorin, the State Capital, on a 3 day working visit. The  team which was led by the Task Team Leader ACReSAL and Senior Environmental Specialist, Dr Joy Iganya Agene were welcomed at Major General Tunde Idiagbon International Airport, Ilorin, by the State Commissioner for Environment and Chairman State Steering Committee of ACReSAL Project, Mallam Sheu Ndanusa and the Co- Chairmen of the project , Commissioners for Water Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development, Mallam Lade Yunusa  and Mrs Oloruntoyosi Thomas respectively.  Also, on gro

SHARE/TSARAGI LAND DISPUTES: KWSG SUES FOR PEACE

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( The Etsu Tsaragi, HRH, Alhaji Aliyu Abdullahi Kpotwo (4th right); Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Hon. Abubakar Abdullahi Bata (5th right); the Olupako of Share, Oba Haruna Olawale Suleiman (6th left); and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mrs. Iyabo Modupe Adekeye (5th left); in a group photograph with other High Chiefs, prominent indigenes, and stakeholders from the two communities at the meeting. ) The Kwara State Government has sued for peace among the people of Share and Tsaragi communities in Ifelodun and Edu Local Government Council Areas, over the recent clash on land dispute around Kange Community bordering the two ancient Communities. The State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (CON) disclosed this during an emergency meeting with the concerned Paramount Rulers; the Etsu Tsaragi, HRH, Alhaji Aliyu Abdullahi Kpotwo and the Olupako of Share, HRH, Oba Haruna Olawale Suleiman, High Chiefs and prominent

Join the Fun! Ileya Groove 2024: A Free Event for All

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Get ready for the most epic Ileya celebration of the year! Ileya Groove 2024 is here to offer you a thrilling experience packed with: - Electrifying music performances by renowned artists - Side-splitting comedy acts - Exhilarating dance competitions - Talent exhibitions - Networking opportunities and lots more. Date: Sunday, 16 June, 2024 Time: 2pm Venue: Amusement Park, Ilorin _Ticket Policy: Free_ Don't miss out on this spectacular celebration of Eid-ul-Kabir! Mark your calendars for June 16 and get ready to groove  _*Program sponsored by: Kwara State Government*_

2024 Eid-l Kabir: KWARTMA Deploys 350 Personnel, Tasks Road Users to be Safety Conscious

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The Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA) has deployed 350 personnel as part of its traffic management strategies during the 2024 Eid-L-Kabir Celebration, to ensure a hitch-free movement of vehicles, people and goods within the State. The Ag. Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Engr. Bamidele Michael, in a press statement made in his office today 11th June, 2024.  According to Engr. Bamidele, Eight (8) Patrol vehicles, Two (2) Tow-trucks and Fourteen (14) Motorcycles have been deployed for this Special Operations. In addition to this, Eighty (80) Personnel are on regular patrol while One Hundred and Seventy (170) Personnel will be manning various choke points within Ilorin and Offa metropolis.He stated further that Fifty (50) personnel were deployed to various highways to forestall any form of traffic crash/accident and to act in case of emergencies and prompt rescue, while another Fifty (50) Personnel were on Surveillance for monitoring and complia

Affordable Healthcare for All: Join Kwara Health Insurance Scheme Today

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What Plans do you have for your family in 2024? With just =N= 6,000 / year or =N= 9,000 / year you will get medical treatment from any of the good hospitals under KwaraCare, without paying hospital bills. Hurry go register for Kwara Health Insurance Scheme Reach us on: Toll-free Line: 0800 100 1001 WhatsApp DM: 0814 783 9202  Website: www.kwaracare.com.ng  or visit the Kwara State Health Insurance Agency at 27B Ahmadu Bello Way, GRA, Ilorin.

PROJECT UPDATE: KWSG Commences Construction of Mumini AbdulRazaq Road, Basin.

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PROJECT UPDATE: The Kwara State Government, in continuation of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq's rural-urban renewal initiative, has commenced the construction of Mumini AbdulRazaq road, Basin. The road is one of the several projects recently approved by the governor, and they're ongoing simultaneously across the state.

PROJECT UPDATE: Ongoing Construction of Akure Neighbourhood Road, Adewole.

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PROJECT UPDATE: Ongoing construction of Akure Neighbourhood Road, Adewole by the AbdulRazaq-led Kwara State Government. The road is one of the several projects recently approved by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and they're ongoing simultaneously across the state. #IjobaMekunu #IseNlo

PROJECT UPDATE: KWSG Commences Construction of Ganiki-Kulende Mobile Police Road

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PROJECT UPDATE: The AbdulRazaq-led Kwara State Government has commenced the construction of Ganiki-Kulende Mobile Police Road. The road is one of the several projects recently approved by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and they're ongoing simultaneously across the state.

Kwara L-PRES Sensitises Livestock Farmers on Project Implementation

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( Kwara L-PRES team in a group photograph with Ibolo Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Members in Ijagbo, Oyun LGA .) The Kwara State Coordination Office of the Livestock Productivity and Resilience Support Project (L-PRES), yesterday held an engagement meeting with stakeholders in livestock farming business in Offa and Oyun Local Government Areas of the State. This is part of the drive by the coordination office to ensure the stakeholders' participation in the implementation of the L-PRES project in the state. The meeting, which took place at the Obelawo Multi-purpose Events Hall in Ijagbo, Oyun Local Government, had in attendance High Chief Olora of Ijagbo, Alhaji Mudashir Bamidele Ajiboye and other livestock farmers under the umbrella of Ibolo Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), to chart a pathway for the smooth implementation of L-PRES project in the area especially on the establishment of Farmers' Field Sch

PROJECT UPDATE: KWSG Completes Comprehensive Rehabilitation of Kwara State Old Secretariat Complex

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The AbdulRazaq-led Kwara State Government has completed the comprehensive rehabilitation of Kwara State Old Secretariat Complex, Ilorin. The project is in line with Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq's vision of giving workers in the state a befitting and conducive workplace to further aid their efficiency and productivity. Under his administration, Kwara workers enjoy prompt payment of salaries, promotion and cashbacking of promotion, and general welfare.