AbdulRazaq Charges TIC Chairmen On Party Unity, Tackling Insecurity, Improving Revenue - 9japarrot


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Wednesday 19 May 2021

AbdulRazaq Charges TIC Chairmen On Party Unity, Tackling Insecurity, Improving Revenue

The Governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahaman  AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday charged Kwara State  Transition Implementation Chairmen to prioritize security of lives and property and unity of the  All Progressive Congress family in their various local governments.

A statement obtained by 9japarrot from the Governor's Aide on Political Communication, Alhaji Bashir Adigun, confirms this development.

The Governor gave the charge during an official visit by the Chairmen to his office in Ilorin,the state capital. 

Governor AbdulRazaq urged the TIC Chairmen to work closely with  traditional rulers and other stakeholders  to tackle  security issues at the local government level.

The Governor was optimistic that the  country would  overcome these challenges with the cooperation of all Nigerians.

"It is a  passing phase, Nigeria will overcome these problems",he told the Chairmen. 

He also advised the Chairmen to come up with creative ways of increasing their revenue without bringing hardship to the poor.

Governor AbdulRazaq told the Chairmen that despite the dwindling federal allocation, no worker at both state and local government levels,earns less than Thirty Thousand Naira,emphasisng his commitment to welfare of workers in the state even when salaries of workers are not been paid elsewhere.

He called  on the Chairmen to work with the leadership of the National Union of  Local  Government Employees (NULGE )Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and Medical and Health Workers Unions for maximum productivity and efficiency  at the local government level. 

The TIC Chairman of Ifelodun Local Government and Spokesman for the Chairmen of the sixteen local governments, Prince Olamiji Ashonibare praised Governor AbdulRazaq for his exemplary leadership and promised that the Chairmen would adopt the Governor's template  in turning around the state and strengthen the  All Progressive Congress.

He highlighted challenges facing the TIC Chairmen in their respective local governments ,including security and inadequate funding .   

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