Why we created Ministry of Enterprise in Kwara, by AbdulRazaq

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says the Ministry of Enterprise is created to grow businesses, encourage creativity, create more jobs and widen revenue generation base of the state.

The governor said this on Tuesday during a tour of the multi-billion dollar KAM factory in Ilorin.

AbdulRazaq said a culture of waiting for monthly allocation from Abuja was neither sustainable nor pro-development.

According to him, depending solely on federal allocation will mean that majority of the population would be dependent on the money from the centre with little left to drive infrastructural development.

“The fact that salaries consume the larger chunk of our income slows down our development by limiting what we put in capital projects like schools, hospitals and other critical infrastructure.

“Enterprise, through the private sector efforts like what you (KAM Holding) are doing, is what we need to grow our society and increase our GDP and standard of living.

“This is our focus and…

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