Month: October 2020

Legal opinion on #Endsars Protest & Lekki Shooting, by Barr Sambo Muritala Esq

LEGAL OPINIONS CONSTITUTIONAL ROLES OF GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT LIVES AND PROPERTIES OF NIGERIA CITIZENS. The recent attack on lives and properties of citizens in several states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory calls for a legal opinion on what is expected of government in the circumstance. It is the primary responsibility of government to …

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We are sincerely grateful for your services, Kwara State Governor, tell Police Force

We can’t abandon, demoralise police: Kwara Gov·       Hails security agencies for their sacrifices·       Visits police posts to ‘thank’ officers and men  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday made a passionate appeal to Nigerians to never turn their backs or abandon the police and other security agencies, saying the vast majority of the officers are patriots who …

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Breakdown of N1bn FG COVID-19 support to Kwara State Governments:

What Rafiu Ajakaye, CPS to Kwara State Governor, said on the N1bn FG COVID-19 support to state governments: 👇 Yes. We got N100m for the REDISSE (World Bank) programme which was disbursed thru the NCDC. We announced this some months ago. If you check the revised budget of 2020, we have already appropriated the N1bn …

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Kwara Gov Assures affected businesses of govt’s support, will meet them on Friday

Kwara Gov meets owners of businesses affected in Friday looting · Assures them of govt’s support to recover Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has met with owners of the businesses affected in the Friday looting of public and private properties, assuring them of government’s support to get them back on stream. AbdulRazaq had earlier announced …

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Kwara Gov inaugurates panel on #EndSARS protest

Kwara Gov inaugurates panel on #EndSARS protest·       Urges victims to speak up, cautions against anarchy·       Panel to roll out modalities soon Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday inaugurated a panel of inquiry to hear out the grievances of citizens who have been victims of alleged police brutality in the state as part of the national efforts to …

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AbdulRazaq briefs Kwara traditional rulers on #EndSARS protest, minimum wage

AbdulRazaq briefs Kwara traditional rulers on #EndSARS protest, minimum wage·       Meeting timely: Emir of Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday held a meeting with the first class traditional rulers in the state to brief them on the minimum wage question, developmental issues, and security situation. AbdulRazaq, who lauded the traditional rulers for their support, said the …

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Kwara, NCAM ink MoU on agro processing

Kwara, NCAM ink MoU on agroprocessingGovt to establish cottage industries Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Kwara State Government and National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) on processing of agricultural produce across different communities in the state  Under the agreement, the Kwara State Government will build …

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Kwara out of pariah status as AbdulRazaq signs VAPP Bill

Kwara out of pariah status as AbdulRazaq signs VAPP Bill

Kwara out of pariah status as AbdulRazaq signs VAPP Bill Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has signed the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Bill into law, exiting the club of 19 states long criticised for not domesticating the key human rights law. Kwara was until now one of the 19 states that have not domesticated the law which …

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AbdulRazaq walks with #EndSARs protesters, urges calm

AbdulRazaq walks with #EndSARs protesters, urges calm ·       Govt sets up ombudsman to address grievances ·       We’ll take action, Police chief assures protesters  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday walked along with hundreds of #EndSARS protesters to the police headquarters in Ilorin, the state capital, urging them to remain calm and peaceful while their grievances are promptly addressed.  Acknowledging …

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No disagreement with NLC over minimum wage: Kwara Gov.

Govt purse too lean to grant labour request now: Kwara Gov·       laments school collapse, infrastructural deficits·       Says no disagreement over minimum wage Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said the state’s treasury is too lean to accommodate the demands of the labour unions which the governor said would consume its entire resources.  AbdulRazaq said while the government is …

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