Why we need master plan for our cities: Kwara Gov ·       Lauds Igbomina’s self-driven spirit, community service

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the administration was developing master plan for the state capital Ilorin and other major cities, stated that the current spate of unplanned developments in the state were not sustainable. AbdulRazaq made the comments while commending the great legacies of former military Governor of Kwara state, Brigadier-General David Bamigboye when the sociocultural group Egbe Omo Igbomina visited the Governor on Thursday. The Egbe Omo Igbomina delegation, led by its President Elder Timothy Niyi Adebayo, comprised Mrs. Femi Olarewaju; Pa Peter Olorunnisola SAN; Alhaji Rasaq…

Kwara Gov greets Kawu Modibbo at 60  

Kwara State Governor ,AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in a congratulatory message on Saturday felicitated with a media top gun and social critic, Ishaq Modibbo Kawu on his 60th birthday anniversary, described him as an accomplished Kwaran.   AbdulRazaq said:  “Mallam Modibbo Kawu has been a consistent voice in our people’s demand for good governance, respect for the norms and culture of our communities, and respect for human dignity which he rightly felt was lacking in Kwara. Through his writings and speeches, he made tremendous contributions to the ideals of Otoge movement at…

Boss Mustapha : A Pragmatic  Technocrat @64 By Abdullahi Mahmud

 There is no doubt that many aspects of development by individuals have been fired and propelled by vision which is regarded as an indispensable ingredient and catalyst in the dynamics of human existence. This is why Woodrow Wilson once emphasized that “no one that does not see vision will ever realize any high hope or undertake any high enterprises”, a pragmatic statement reinforced by that of Ralph Waldo Emerson who said, “Where there is no vision, a people perish. In this piece to marks my friend and brother’s  birthday was…

Kwara Govt sets for completion of Citizens’ Engagements on Budget

The Kwara State government is set for Finale of the citizen’s engagement on the budgetary process across the three Senatorial Districts in the State. The State Government earlier disclosed that the three Senatorial Districts in the State will be engaged for their Inputs in the budgetary process in order to come up with robust budgetary plans that will be a true reflection of people’s will and desires. Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq led administration has shifted the paradigm from where the budget was only decided by Government officials which might not necessarily…

Oyetola inaugurates Commissioner for Osun Judicial Service Commission …tasks him on equity, sincerity, fair play

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Friday inaugurated Mr. Adebayo Waliu Salimon as the new Commissioner for the state’s Judicial Service Commission. The Governor charged the new appointee to discharge his duties with utmost sincerity, fear of God and work towards the protection of the sanctity of the judicial system. Salimon succeeded Mr. Nathaniel Agunbiade who occupied the position until his recent appointment as the Commissioner for Lands and Physical Planning in the State. Inaugurating the new Commissioner at the EXCO Lounge, Oyetola said the appointment…

Oyetola mourns late activist, Comrade Rufus Oyatoro

The Governor of the State of Osun,Adegboyega Oyetola has described the death of Comrade Rufus Adetunji Oyatoro, a former Chairman, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Osun Chapter, as devastating and unfortunate. The late activist died in the early hours of yesterday, 4th September, 2020. Until his death, Oyatoro was a member of the Ad hoc Committee of Amotekun Corps in the State. He had also served as an executive member of the State’s chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC. In a statement signed by his Chief…

Gov. Diri’s political landscape changing Cabinet By Kola Oredipe

The drum beats, dances and shouts of joy woke up the city! The joy and excitement knew no bounds recently when the State Executive Council was inaugurated in Bayelsa State six months into the Prosperity administration of Governor Douye Diri. The selection of the commissioners was systematic as all the 24 constituencies have a representative each in the cabinet to show the spread and political balance. It takes a very considerable and people – driven leader to take such a popular decision. Three commissioners were picked each from Brass, Ekeremor,…