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Tag Archives: Kwara

Kwara gov follows Sanwo-Olu’s step, plans to stop payments of pensions for ex-governors

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has decided to follow the footstep of Lagos State Government in abolishing payments of pension packages to former governors and former deputy governors in the state. Shedding light on the matter, , Governor Abdulrazaq’s Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, said that the governor would send a bill to the State House of Assembly next week, ...

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PDP knocks Kwara State govt for breakdown of law and order

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) on Saturday blamed Kwara state government for the breakdown of law and other in Ilorin. The opposition party’s blame is coming following Friday’s looting of COVID-19 palliatives kept in a warehouse at the Ilorin airport. In a statement released in Ilorin by the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Mr.Tunde Ashaolu, PDP said that, if the state government ...

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Kwara ALGON explains Why it members joined APC,

The Kwara chapter of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has disclosed that there is no political undertone in their decision to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) According to the group, the decision is deliberate and without any coercion from the State Government. The ALGON in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman and the Secretary, Mr ...

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Kwara: Assembly bye-election records moderate turnout

The Kwara House of Assembly bye-election on Saturday witnessed a considerable turn out of voters in some polling units. However, it was gathered many other electorate defied the restriction of movement order to carry out their normal businesses. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 14 for the election to fill the vacancy in the seat of Patigi ...

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Kwara Govt Vs Saraki: Out of court settlement ends in stalemate

A High Court sitting in Ilorin has fixed March 25, for hearing in the Ile-Arugbo demolition suit as out of court settlement between parties ended in stalemate. Justice Abiodun Adebara, while fixing the date, commended the effort of the parties in their meetings for settlement. Adebara however said that the case must continue to safe time, effort and for justice ...

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Kwara Politics: PDP leaders pledge loyalty to gov AbdulRazaq

Some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Kwara State have pledged their loyalty and support to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. They said the governor’s leadership style, humility and attachment to the poor are a breath of fresh air. The PDP leaders, who included some suspended council chairmen, women and youth leaders, spoke late on Tuesday when they visited Governor AbdulRazaq at ...

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Ile Arugbo: Reconciatory meeting between Saraki, Kwara govt ends in stalemate

The reconciliatory meeting between the state government and the late Dr. Olusola Saraki’s family on the demolished Ile Arugbo, ended in stalemate yesterday. The meeting between the representatives of the state government and Asa Investment Ltd ended without a concrete resolution. The meeting ended without any specific adjourned date. It started at 4:48pm and ended at 5:48pm, The Nation reports. ...

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APC lauds Gov AbdulRazaq for ending era of wastage, corruption in Kwara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara of being`an astute administrator’ who stopped the era of profligacy and graft that crippled the state’s resources and development. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of APC, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja on Wednesday, the party said this while felicitating with AbdulRazaq on the occasion ...

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Demolition Saga: Saraki’s land has no Right of Occupancy- Kwara govt

The Committee on the Review of sales of Kwara Government property from 1999 to date has declared that there is no proof of payment or Right of Occupancy on the expanse of land where late Dr Olusola Saraki built his Ile Arugbo (old peoples home) in Ilorin. Sen. Makanjuola Ajadi, the Chairman of the committee, disclosed this in Ilorin while ...

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Kwara govt carries out threat, demolishes Saraki’s building

There was intensive apprehension in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital in the early hours of Thursday as the state government made good its intention to take over an expanse of land said to have been illegally acquired by the late Dr Olusola Saraki. The disputed plots of land had been a source disagreement between the state government and former Senate ...

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