, Gov' AbdulRazaq Swears-In Dr Abolore As New Commissioner for Solid Minerals -

Gov’ AbdulRazaq Swears-In Dr Abolore As New Commissioner for Solid Minerals

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has bolstered his cabinet with the appointment of Dr. Alabi Afeez Abolore as the new Commissioner for Solid Minerals. The swearing-in ceremony, held in Ilorin on Monday, marked a shift for Engr. AbdulQuawiy Olododo, who previously held the position while simultaneously serving as the Commissioner for Works and Transport. Engr. Olododo will now focus solely on the latter ministry.

Dr. Abolore, a native of Iponrin in Ilorin East Local Government, returns to the Kwara State government after previously serving as the Commissioner for Tertiary Education until May 29th, 2023.

Governor AbdulRazaq, in his address at the ceremony, highlighted Dr. Abolore’s proven track record, commitment to public service, and strong interpersonal skills – qualities essential for success in his new role as a technocrat and politician. He emphasized the administration’s unwavering goal of leaving a lasting positive impact on Kwara State.

“We have made significant progress across the state,” the Governor declared, “and you are joining the cabinet to contribute your expertise and build upon the achievements so far realized. Teamwork, due diligence, hard work, patriotism, and prudence are paramount to achieving greater efficiency and results in this critical role. I have full faith in your ability to excel once again.”

Several dignitaries witnessed the ceremony, including the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Yakubu Salihu Danladi, cabinet members, and political leaders from Ilorin East. Among them were:

Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril, Secretary to the State Government
Prince AbdulKadir Mahe, Chief of Staff to the Governor
Senior Advisor and Counselor Alhaji Sa’adu Salau
Dr. Ghali Alaya, Non-Executive Director, NNPCL
Alhaji Ibrahim Danmegoro, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Religion (Islam)
Comrade Habib Lawal, APC Party Chairman for Ilorin East
Alhaji Abdulrazhaq Jiddah
Baale Iponrin Alhaji Ahmad Musa
Alhaji L’Aziz A.K Jimoh
Hajia Muinat Ibrahim
Prof. Jibril, the Secretary to the State Government, congratulated Dr. Abolore and emphasized the importance of loyalty, steadfastness, and commitment in his new role. He further stated that Dr. Abolore’s appointment is a testament to his dedication to the community and a demonstration of support for the party.

Expressing his gratitude for the renewed trust bestowed upon him, Dr. Abolore pledged not to disappoint the government or the people of Kwara State. He passionately asserted, “I am committed to upholding the virtues you have outlined in your speech. I will work tirelessly to ensure unwavering dedication, loyalty, and service to this administration. I will not fail you.”

Alhaji L.A.K Jimoh, representing Ilorin East Local Government, commended Governor AbdulRazaq for the judicious selection of Dr. Abolore, confident that his appointment will yield positive results for the state.

With Dr. Abolore at the helm of the Solid Minerals Ministry, Kwara State is poised to make significant strides in developing this crucial sector.

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