The Government of Kwara State has pledged to address the dwindling trend in the education sector to ensure the development of the people and the state.
The Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi, made the pledge today in Ilorin, the state capital, while playing host to members of the Offa Grammar School Old Students Association, led by the Ilorin Branch Chairman, Alhaji Yahaya Ahmed in his office.
Alabi, who explained that the state and the nation need quality education to drive development, said that primary and secondary schools would be given the necessary attention, among others.
The Kwara State Deputy Governor then noted that the present administration would invest in the education sector, describing it as the key to the nation’s problems and youth development.
He called on the people to be humble describing his appointment and their victory at the poll as divine.
Alabi appealed to the people to pray for the success of the present administration in its task and desire to fix the state.
Ahmed, who congratulated Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and Alabi on their victory, stated that it was a confirmation that the people really desired and wanted the government.
Ahmed pledged the support of the association to the government and charged it not to leave any stone unturned and strive to leave the state better.
Also while receiving members of the Ifelodun Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alabi implored the people to be united and rally round the present government.
The deputy governor charged them to be loyal and embrace peace to ensure the progress and development of the state.
He promised that the government would pay attention to road construction to boost farming activities, among others.
Earlier, the Chairman of the Kwara State chapter, Alhaji Mohammed Awobimpe commended the government for taking bold steps in its desire to move the state forward.
Awobimpe pledged the support of the chapter to the government, urging it to pay attention to the development of the state particularly the rural areas.
Also, the deputy governor had earlier received the executives of the Kwara State Christian Public Servant Fellowship led by its President, Pastor Sunday Fawoye, who prayed that God would use the present administration as agent to liberate and restore the lost glory of the fellowship in particular and the state in general.
The group later prayed for the success of the present administration.