Be Vigilant, Legislature urges Kwarans



By Steve Oni, Ilorin


Kwara State House of Assembly, has urged the people of the state to always alert and channel their grievances to the House to avert  disaster and ensure amicable resolution of grievances and crises in the state.

The House gave the advise  Thursday in Ilorin while considering a Report of the House Committee on Land and Urban Development on a Matter of General Public Importance, titled "Letter of Complaint over plot of Land for proposed Filling Station"

The Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Danladi Salihu, while reading the Resolution of the House, explained that the alert by Ifesowapo Community Association went a along way to avert impending possible inferno   and enjoined the people of the state to emulate the proactive step of the community.

He pointed  out that the 9th Legislature would continue to make people of the state the fulcrum of its legislative activities.

The House, according to the Speaker, laid the Matter to rest, since  the developer of the said Filling Station, Alhaji Adio Suleiman, had categorically stated that he was no longer interested in going on with the project.

The Chairman of the Committee, Hon Felix Awodiji, had while presenting the Report, observed among other things, that the community did not want petrol station in the said land, and no official application for assessment and approval for the construction of the said filling station had been made to any of the approving stake holding agencies.

...We 'll Be Fair To All, says Kwara Govt

Kwara State government has pledged to accord equal treatment to all bodies and organisations in its bid to ensure an all round development of the State.

Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi, who made the promise yesterday in Ilorin, the stare capital, while receiving Executives of the Igbomina Ekiti Muslim Council in his office, urged the people to continue to support the administration and also pray for its success, saying prayer is the elixer needed to succeed in life and governance.

Alabi assured the Council that government would continue to partner with all stakeholders, particularly religious organisations in its drive to make life more meaningful for the citizenry.

The Missioner of Igbomina Ekiti Muslim Council, Alhaji Nurain Abbas congratulated the governor and his deputy on their 100 days in office, which he described as monumental and unprecedented in terms of dividends of democracy to the people of the state, while also appreciating the Deputy Governor for his support to  the Council.

Alhaji Nurain, who said the Council was inaugurated in 1976 covering over 200 communities in Igbomina/Ekiti axis of the state, appealed to the administration for the posting of more teachers of Islamic Religious Knowledge and Christian Religious Knowledge to schools across the State, adding that moral education would go a long way to curb the growing ills in the society
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