Kwara Govt. Partners NGO to Screen 4000 Female Civil Servants

Kwara State government, in partnership with a non-Governmental Organisation, LEAH Foundation, has flagged off free health check and cancer screening for 4000 female civil servants in the State. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr (Mrs) Ayinke Saka said this at the press conference to herald the screening on Thursday. She noted that 4000 female civil servants drawn […]

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Kwara chiefs to lose salaries

Traditional rulers of Illofa and Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero local government area of Kwara State, Oba Samuel Niyi Dada and Oba Joshua Adeyemi Adimula respectively, are to forfeit three months salaries to the state government. This was part of the State’s Executive Council resolutions after considering white paper on the report of Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the communal clash between […]

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Governor Ahmed Appoints New Head of Service

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has approved the appointment of Mrs Susan Modupe Oluwole as the new Head of Service (HoS) in the State public service. This was made known by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Dr Muideen Akorede while addressing pressmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting at the Government house in Ilorin […]

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Kwara Speaker condoles APC, Asa Constituency over Hon. Elefo’s demise

Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has condoled the state All Progressives Congress (APC) and the people of  Asa Local Government Area  over the death  of Hon. Hamidu Afolabi Elefo who died on Sunday evening. In a condolence message issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Shuaib Abdulkadir, the speaker  described Elefo’s death as a […]

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KWSG spends N7b on roads

Kwara State Government has spent over N7b on several road projects across the state under the State Infrastructure Development Fund, (IF-K). This was disclosed yesterday by the State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed at the official commissioning of Federal Road Safety Commission RS8, Kwara State Office Complex, Ilorin. According to the governor, the I-FK’s success has demonstrated the benefits of partnering […]

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LUK: KWSG Begins Implementation of Second Phase

The Kwara State government has commenced the second phase of its Light-Up Kwara (LUK), an innovative solar-powered streetlight project. The State Commissioner for Energy, Engr. Idris Garba, who made this known on Friday in Ilorin, stated that installation of streetlights along Kulende Estate Junction – Maraba, stretching through FCMB Muritala road has already been completed, while that of Surulere to […]

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Road: Gov Ahmed calls for federal support

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called for more Federal Government presence on infrastructural development in the state. He said such projects will bring financial reprieve to the state through savings that will be invested in rehabilitating state roads, in addition to attracting investments. Speaking during a courtesy call on him by Senate Committee on Works at Government House, […]

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PRESS STATEMENT ON PROTESTS BY EX-COUNCILLORS

Today, former local government Councillors protested outside Government House, demanding payment of their arrears. While the plight of the protesting ex Councillors is unfortunate especially during these difficult times, it is pertinent to state that the Kwara State Government is not responsible for the said arrears as the Councillors served local government councils, a separate tier of government which gets […]

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