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26 year old lady makes history as youngest commissioner in Nigeria


26 year old Joana Nnazua Kolo has been appointed commissioner from youth and sports development in Kwara State. She hails from Edu local government of the state. Nnazua is the youngest commissioner in the history of the state and graduates from Kwara State University with a degree in Library Science. Mr Nnazua is famous for her development strides and passion to develop sports. Kwara State is sports loving state as they engage in many developmental sports programs. Recently, Kwara United took over Delta Force’s slot in the NPFL.

She recently passed out from the National Youth Service in Jigawa and her place of primary assignment was Model Boarding Junior Secondary school, Guri.

By this confirmation, she is now Nigeria’s youngest commissioner. More remarkable is that a lady is appointed a commissioner of sports in a male dominated industry, thus making it a historic event. http://opr.news/s1bb8dd81191213en_ng

Plaudits continue to come from different quaters for Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for such a feat.

The governor also nominated three other women along with Nnazua to be part of his cabinet.

Mrs Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, Arinola Fatimoh Lawal and Aisha Ahman Pategi were among the names forwarded to the House of Assembly.

Mrs. Folashade Omoniyi was also nominated as the new Chairperson of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS).


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