Kwara govt relaxes curfew in Offa/Erin Ile

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the review of the curfew in Offa and Erin-Ile, a statement said on Tuesday.

The curfew period will now be between 8p.m. and 6a.m. daily. The review is effective from Wednesday March 24.

The Governor had on March 4 imposed a 6p.m. to 8a.m. curfew on the two towns following renewed hostilities between some people from the two communities.

“The Governor once again appeals to leaders on both sides to continue to restrain and caution their people against provocative action, and to maintain peace, while commending them and security forces for the good job so far,” the statement added.

In another development, governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has named 24-year-old Adeyi Kaosarah as his Senior Special Assistant on Youth Engagement.

Kaosarah, an author who is renowned for her extensive reach within the youth constituency, is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where she is mentor for the varsity’s empowerment beneficiaries.

The millennial is from Ojuekun Sarumi Ward of Ilorin West local government, according to a statement by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye.

Kaosarah is the member representing Kwara on Northern States Governors’ Forum Committee on Youth Engagements, Priorities and Inclusion in Governance.

She was also a member of the Kwara State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on EndSARS Protest (2020).

She was Vice President of the Faculty of Agriculture Students (UNILORIN, 2018) and Vice President of Nigerian Society for Environmental Conservation.