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26 years old, others tip as commissioners in Kwara

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has sent the names of four women to the House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees.

They include 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu Local Government.

AbdulRazaq has also nominated a former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FBN Mortgages Ltd, a subsidiary of First Bank PLC, Mrs. Folashade Omoniyi, as the new chairperson of Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS).

She will succeed Prof. Murtala Awodun, whose tenure expires at the end of this month.

Mrs. Omoniyi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Ilorin and Masters of Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

She has years of leadership experience in the banking sector, marketing, information communication technology and business management.

Mrs. Omoniyi has executive education in positive leadership from Michigan Ross Executive Education (USA); Market Driving Strategies from London Business School (UK); Strategic Uses of Information Technology from Stanford Business School (USA) and Senior Management Programme (SMP18) from the Lagos Business School (Nigeria).

She is from Irepodun Local Government.

Miss Kolo, the youngest commissioner-nominee in the state’s history, is a 2018 graduate of Library Science from Kwara State University (KWASU). A grassroots mobiliser, Kolo is an ardent advocate of community development.

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