Kwara governor, AbdulRasaq(file photo)
Kwara at the weekend came up for national applause as it again emerged the state with the highest number of points in the September edition of the Progressive Strides, the monthly bulletin tracking the performance of the 21 APC states in the country.
Kwara ticked 26 points to top the table, followed by Lagos (21) and Jigawa and Kebbi which had 16 strides apiece for the month under review.
“The entries for the edition witnessed more improvements as regards developmental strides collated from the (Progressive Governors’) Forum States in 2021,” Salihu Mohammed Lukman, Director General of the Forum, wrote in the preface to the 63rd edition of the report.
“In general, there is an all-round increase in the pattern of initiatives introduced by the States with Kwara State recording most initiatives for this month having twenty six (26) development strides. These cut across economic development, education, science and technology, health and nutrition, agriculture and rural development, infrastructure, security and sensitisation, empowerment and innovation, environment and hygiene, transportation and finally sports and youths development.