List of Impressive Achievements as Best Nigerian Governor Gets Award, Photos, Video Go Viral

List of Impressive Achievements as Best Nigerian Governor Gets Award, Photos, Video Go Viral

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara was honoured with the Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year Award on Thursday, September 9 in Abuja with an impressive list of his achievements in the state given.

According to the media platform, Governor AbdulRazaq's administration has repositioned the state for greatness having made massives strides for the benefit of the people, PM News reports.

Kwara governor receiving an award
The governor was described as a true leader (Photo: Kwara State Government)
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This Day reported that apart from charting a new course for Kwara on all fronts, the governor was described as a leader who has intentionally run a lean government using the help of a topnotch cabinet "...with his signature simplicity and tolerance for opposing views."

Below are the areas in which the governor has excelled since he came into office in 2019:

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1. Education

2. Healthcare

3. Poverty alleviation

4. Job creation (safety nets for the underprivileged)

5. Provision of general basic amenities

6. Prudent management of resources

7. Gender inclusion

8. Youth and citizen engagement

9. Access to public scrutiny and accountability of government

Reacting to the prestigious award, the governor who dedicated it to God said the honour is a push for his team to do much more.

He added:

“I reassure everyone who has followed the Kwara story that, like Japan after the Second World War, Kwara is ready to lead again!”

How millions of Naira was stolen during APC campaign, Nigerian governor alleges

Meanwhile, AbdulRazaq had alleged that millions of naira donated to fund his campaign in the 2019 election were stolen by some party members in the state.

AbdulRazaq made the allegation on Saturday, June 26, at a book launch when speaking about the crisis rocking the state chapter of the APC.

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The governor who was represented by his deputy, Kayode Alabi, said the money was donated by ministers, governors, and party supporters to fund his campaign.

He, however, stated that some people within the party who claimed to have set up a campaign structure for him without his knowledge diverted the money.

The governor said:

“And for Ministers, Governors, party supporters and friends of Kwara who I later heard donated hundreds of millions of naira to support the Otoge struggle in Kwara, I want to say that I did not receive a kobo of that fund. But how that money was managed or stolen is a story for another day.''


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