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KWSG Engages Kwara North Youth, Promises More Infrastructural Devt

The Legislative Chambers of Mooro Local Government Secretariat was agog on Saturday as youth from across four Local Government Areas in the North gathered to have meaningful conversations with government officials at the town hall meeting organized by the government’s citizens’ engagement.

The Meeting, which was put together by the Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Youth engagement, Mrs. Kaosarah Adeyi, on a youth platform to discuss some of the challenges facing the district as they also appreciate the state government for the various intervention made so far.

The programme which kicked off with a syndicate session where youth discussed development in key sectors of the economy, reflected on dividends of democracy, and requested for more interventions in critical areas.

In his keynote address, the Hon Speaker, KWHA, Rt Hon. Yakubu Danladi discussed the milestones of the AbdulRazaq administration to Kwara northerners.

He pointed out various schools have being constructed and renovated while some are under renovation that are currently under construction such as radio station, job opportunities, key political appointments and infrastructural projects amongst others.

He then advised youth to remain focused, resolute and take opportunities that come their way seriously.

Hon. Commissioner for Works, Engr. Rotimi Iliasu, noted that his ministry understands the infrastructural needs of the area and shared with the participants the various ongoing and completed road projects in the region.

These projects include Ilesha Baruba-Gwanara road, Ilesha Township road, Duku Lade Culvert, Tsaragi Market-Batakpan, Tswata Bodzo road Shonga, Emir’s Palace road Gwanara, Shao Township road, Emir’s Palace road Patigi, Gweria Township Road, Kaiama Township Road, Secretariat road, Lafiagi, amongst others in Kwara North.

Present at the occasion are the RT Hon Yakubu Danladi, Speaker KWHA, Hon commissioner for Work, Engr Rotimi Ilyasu, AGM KWASSIP, Mohammed Brimah, Hon. Commissioner for Local Government & Chieftaincy, Arc. Aliyu Seifudeen, the SA Political, Mall. Abdullateef Alakawa, Hon Commissioner for Agriculture, Honourable members representing Patigi and Okuta-Yashikira Constituency, the Representative of Emir of Shonga, Asst. State Youth Leader, Alhaji Toyin Ayinla, all Kwara North local Government and ward Youth leaders, Party faithfuls and the general populace.

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Written by Issa Saliu

I am a journalist based in Ilorin

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