The Kwara State Government has vowed its commitment to poverty alleviation and the socio-economic wellbeing of all Kwarans.
Governor AbdurRahman AbdulrRasaq made the reassurance while at the empowerment programme for the victims of the 2022 flood disaster and the vulnerable in Ilorin, where he gave out various equipment such as sewing machines, grinding machines, amongst others.
Represented by his deputy, H.E. Kayode Alabi, at the Special National Economic Livelihood Emergency Intervention (SNELEI), Governor AbdurRazaq affirmed his administrative readiness to collaborate with investors to enhance the development of Kwara State.
Mallam AbdurRazaq appreciated the efforts of emergency agencies at both state and federal levels in capturing the biodata of the affected victims in all the local government areas.
He also commended the timely intervention of the federal government through NEMA and urged the beneficiaries to use the items wisely.
He recalled that the Kwara State Government had similarly supported victims of natural disasters.
Mr Ephriam Tony, a representative of NEMA DG, maintained that the intervention is to drive the sustainable socio-economic resilience of Kwara State, most importantly, vulnerable individuals.