50th Anniversary: Kwara sets up 31-man committee for smooth celebration

In preparation for the marking of 50th anniversary of Kwara State creation, the state government has set up a 31-man committee to organise activities for the anniversary slated for May.

Speaking at the inauguration of the committee, Isiaka Gold, secretary to the state government (SSG), urged members to package an anniversary worthy of the state.

According to Gold, the event is expected to afford the opportunity to celebrate the state and be thankful to Almighty God for taking the state thus far.

The SSG further noted that the celebration would also be used to take stock of infrastructural development in the state, and chart a new course to further enhance development.

He lauded the achievements of the founding fathers, leaders and past governors of the state, emphasising that they provided the building blocks for lasting developmental legacies in the state.

Gold, who charged the committee to ensure that the 50th anniversary of the state was memorable, but implored the committee members to be dedicated in the discharge of their duties.

The committee has Isiaka Gold, as chairman, AbdulGaniyu Opeloyeru, director of political as secretary.

 

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