​TEXT OF ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE ON ARTS, CULTURE AND TOURISM, HON. FEMI ADEBAYO ON THE 2016 EDITION OF AWON MASS WEDDING CULTURAL TOURISM FESTIVAL, 26TH OCTOBER, 2016

I am highly delighted to welcome you all to this very important press briefing on Awon Mass Wedding festival 2016 Edition holding in Shao Community. The grand finale of the festival comes up on Friday 28th October 2016 at SDA Primary School playing ground. On our part as the State Committee, which I chair, it is highly necessary and expedient […]

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Senator Rafiu in Seoul, South Korea for the 2016 IADI

Kwara South Senator, Dr. Rafiu Ibrahim with other Nigerian delegates participating at the 2016 International Association of Deposit Insurers [IADI] 15th Annual General Meeting and Annual Conference holding in Seoul, South Korea, between 23rd – 28th October, 2016. In the delegation team are: the Nigerian Senate Committee Chairman on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, the […]

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​@LEAH_Foundation Cancer Awareness In Kwara #Detectearly #PinkOctober #LeahCancerAwareness

Leah Foundation has been on sensitization campaign tour for female students and Kwaran women on early cancer detection. The campaign train has visited schools across the three senatorial districts in the state. One of the places and local government visited was Shaare, Ifelodun Local Government of Kwara State. At the event, it was noted that the month of October is […]

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Solid Minerals: Kwara Seeks 13% Derivation Benefits

The Kwara State Government has called for the immediate inclusion of the state on the list of beneficiaries of the 13% derivation fund from the solid minerals as a solid minerals producing state.     The State Commissioner for Industry and Solid Minerals Development, Hajia Funmilayo Oniwa made the government position known in Ilorin at the Stakeholders Forum organised by […]

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​KWSG Rejects NULGE Demand for N33b Refund

The Kwara State government has rejected the demand by the State’s chapter  of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) for a refund of N33.6 billion to local government councils in the state as illogical, and baseless.  In a statement by Dr. Muideen Akorede, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, the State government described […]

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​Governor Ahmed seeks more layers of policing for Nigeria

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdufatah Ahmed has called for the creation of additional layers of policing to effectively tackle the growing security challenges facing the country.  Governor Ahmed made the call during a panel discussion at the symposium for Northern Nigeria Governors organized by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC.  He said that Nigeria had […]

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​LEAH Foundation Sensitizes Female Civil Servants On The Early Detection Of Cancer In Kwara State

#Detectearly #PinkOctober #LeahCancerAwareness All the female civil servants in Kwara state were converged by a Non-Governmental Organization called Leah Foundation at Kwara State Banquet Hall, Opposite Government House Ilorin today for a special concern awareness programme. During the programme, Health talk and aerobic exercise against cancer was anchored by Dr. Femi Olaleye of Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, Lagos on how […]

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