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Tertiary Education: Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq The Game Changer

By Mansurat Amuda-Kannike Prior to the inauguration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s administration, tertiary institutions in Kwara State were in a state of comatose, due to the lackadaisical attitude of previous administrations. From the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, to those in Lafiagi and Oro, to  College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS), and the Colleges of Nursing and Midwifery in Ilorin and Oke-Ode, there were painful stories of strikes, non-payment of staff salaries, infrastructural decay and inability to secure accreditation for programmes, among others. Expectedly, morale of teachers and students alike was very low as the future of tertiary education in the state was painfully bleak. Consequently, Kwara streets, especially Ilorin, were turned to protests ground for staff begging for their salaries, students marching to Government House to ensure school reopening after a long period of strike and management staff dying in silence over non-

A Peep into Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s Basic Education Development Interventions

By Abiola Ameenat Atere The education sector in Kwara State has never had it this good; especially since the return of Nigeria to democratic governance on 29th May, 1999. Before Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administration came on board three years ago, there was a big rot in the primary education sector. The State had become a serial defaulter in meeting critical counterpart funding obligations that could drive that education sector to success.  The State thus became a pariah of sorts. Dilapidated classrooms, outdated teaching and learning aids, as well as poor morale of teachers in the primary education sector in our dear State.  However, over the last three years, a new lease of life is being witnessed in Kwara, especially with the unprecedented milestones recorded in the improvement of basic education, teaching and learning in the State.  Thus became achievable because Governor AbdulRazaq, as a man of honour, effected the State’s obligation to Universal Ba

Gov AbdulRazaq fulfilling his covenant with Kwarans -Towoju

The Kwara State Commissioner for Communications, Hon. Olabode George Towoju, has again, assured Kwarans of the commitment of Governor AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq's administration to the implementation of people-oriented programmes and policies.  The Commissioner made the call while receiving newsmen in his office today and stated that since the present administration came on board, many unprecedented projects have been done , with many still ongoing. "Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, since he came on board, has proven beyond reasonable doubt, that he can do the job and do it well. He has not only talked the talk but he has also walked the talk.  "You will all agree that AA is working and Kwara State is enjoying the dividends of democracy under the administration of Governor AbdulRazaq and we surely want this to continue or don't you want to continue enjoying? "Tell me, which sector hasn't felt the governor's touch? Is it the education sector that h