- Kwara state government has appointed Kaosara Adeyi as SSA
- The 24-year-old graduate of the University of Ilorin's name surfaced on the list of commissioner-nominees sent to the state Assembly by Governor AbduRazaq
- Adeyi's name was later withdrawn from the list according to the report
Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, the governor of Kwara state, has reversed his appointment of a 24-year old graduate of the University of Ilorin, Kaosara Adeyi, as a commissioner.
Premium Times reports that Adeyi was announced at the Tuesday, March 23, plenary as one of the eight nominees whose names were sent by the governor to the state House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners.
Legit.ng gathered that the lawmakers who spoke with the online medium said the speaker of the House, who read the letter from the executive, Yakubu Danladi, specifically mentioned Ms Adeyi as the commissioner-nominee from Ilorin West.
In a statement released on the evening of Tuesday, March 23, the state government announced the appointment of Ms Adeyi as a senior special assistant to the governor on youth engagement.
According to the report, this appointment does not require confirmation by the state legislature.
TheCable also reports that Kaosarah Adeyi was appointed as the SSA on youth engagement to Governor Abdulrazaq.
The report noted that a statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor’s chief press secretary, said Abdulrazaq announced the appointment on Tuesday.
According to Ajakaye, the 24-year-old graduate of the University of Ilorin is also an entrepreneur and an author.
The statement read:
“Kaosarah, an author who is renowned for her extensive reach within the youth constituency, is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where she is mentor for the varsity’s empowerment beneficiaries."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that following the raging hijab crisis in Kwara state, Governor AbdulRazaq explained why his administration announced the wearing of the veil for Muslim girls in the public schools.
It was reported that the governor said on Tuesday, March 23, that the decision to announce hijab-wearing in grant-aided mission schools was based on consultations, meetings, brainstorming and dispassionate weighing of policy options.
the governor reassured all the stakeholders that he would take care of the interests of all Kwarans according to the oath he was sworn into.
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