Kwara Governor Dissolves Cabinet

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Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, re-elected for a second term in office in the April 11 election.

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the immediate dissolution of the state executive council.

Also affected by the dissolution are Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Liaison Officers, and Youth Employment Coordinators.

The statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Isiaka Gold, said all boards of government-owned companies, commissions, parastatals and organisations other than those of statutory status are also dissolved.

Meanwhile, all Commissioners are advised to handover government properties in their custody to their permanent secretaries while heads of other Ministry Department and Agencies must handover to the most senior officers in their establishment.

The governor expresses sincere appreciation to all the affected political office holders for their immeasurable contributions to the success of his administration in the last four years and wished them success in their future endeavours.

He also looks forward to a continued robust partnership to move the state forward.

Governor Ahmed was re-elected for a second term in office which would take effect from May 29.

Saraki Speaks About Nigerian Politics, Reforms And Moving On After PDP

VFTP - Bukola SarakiFormer Governor of Kwara State and also Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District, Bukola Saraki, is our guest on this edition of ‘View From The Top’

Saraki, who is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Environment, is also a vocal commentator on national issues, and he speaks on several issues of concern, ranging from Nigeria’s Agriculture reforms, to the development of infrastructure.

The 2-time Chairman of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum, also speaks on the activities of the Governor’s Forum and the crisis it had experienced in recent times; as well as his defection from the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) into the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC).

Enjoy the video.

One Year Memorial Prayer Held For Late Olusola Saraki

A prayer has been organized for the repose of the soul of the late strongman of Kwara politics, Olusola Saraki who passed away as a result of illness on November 14, 2012.

The prayer was organized by members of the late politician’s immediate family to mark one year of his death.

The event, which took place at the Ilorin Central Mosque, was attended by prominent personalities from different parts of the country.

The prayer session was led by the Chief Imam of Ilorin, Alhaji Muhammad Bashir, who admonished the people to emulate the virtues of the deceased who impacted positively on the lives of Kwara people.

The eldest son of the deceased, Senator Bukola Saraki expressed delight in the accolades poured on his late father, promising to keep his legacy going.