In a bid to amplify the voices of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and enforce their rights, a 2-day training workshop on rights-based advocacy for sexual reproductive health (SRH) and disability rights advocates was recently held at the Peace Hotel, Ilorin, Kwara State. The capacity building workshop is part of...
Jela’s Development Initiative, a non-governmental organization (NGO), recently conducted a training program for approximately thirty teachers across various schools in Kwara State's sixteen Local Government Areas. The training focused on mental health awareness and advocacy to improve curriculum delivery effectiveness. The NGO's programme officer, Rita Akhabue, emphasized the significance of...
Pitches KAM Holdings for Ajaokuta's mgt Gov hosts Minister of Steel Abubakar Audu Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said Nigeria's industrialisation efforts will yield awesome results once the country maximises its steel potentials through the proposed reforms by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He said the move by the...
In an effort to bolster healthcare accessibility, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has officially unveiled 16 Toyota ambulances for primary healthcare centers (PHCs) across the state. These ambulances, purchased by local government authorities, mark a significant step towards fortifying the health emergency response system at the grassroots level. During the...
Kwara State Governor AbdulRazaq Rahman expressed delight at the appointment of Alhaji Abdulrahman Olayinka Onikijipa as the new Trade Union Congress (TUC) chairman during the recent Triennial Conference in Ilorin. Governor Rahman hailed Onikijipa's selection, emphasizing a positive collaboration with the new TUC leader and his team. This was contained...
The Guild of Digital Journalists has congratulated one of their own, Michael Olayinka Fafoluyi popularly called Solace, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA New Media) to the Kwara State Governor, on his induction as an Advocate of the University of Ilorin. The Guild stated this in a release signed and made...
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq elevated the comfort of judges at the state High Court by presenting 11 top-of-the-range Toyota Fortuner Jeeps, with Chief Judge Hon. Justice Abiodun Ayodele Adebara receiving a 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser for office use. This move underscores the government's commitment to enhancing the judiciary's...
The Chief Press Secretary to the Kwara State Governor, Mallam Rafiu Ajakaye (MNIPR), has commended members of the Guild of Digital Journalists for being fair, moderate and professional in their reportage. Speaking on Tuesday when the protem chairman of the association, Mr. Opeyemi Adeoti led other members of the association...
The Kwara State Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) has signed a ₦9.3 billion contract agreement for the construction of rural roads to ease vehicular movement across the State. The State Project Coordinator, RAAMP, Engr. (Dr.) Isaac Kolo, disclosed during the signing of the contract agreement papers with qualified...
The Kwara State Pilgrims Welfare Board has revealed that more than 100 intending pilgrims from the state are at risk of missing out on this year's Hajj pilgrimage. Alhaji AbdulSalam Abdulkadir, the executive secretary of the agency, disclosed this alarming situation during a sensitization program aimed at preparing the...