Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has said that Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has moved the state forward in his first year in office.
Abdulkareem congratulated the governor in a statement by Mr Kunle Akogun, the institution’s Director of Corporate Affairs, on Monday in Ilorin.
The vice-chancellor described the last one year in Kwara as peaceful, progressive and eventful under the leadership of AbdulRazaq.
He expressed satisfaction with the performance of the governor, saying that AbdulRazaq has proved to be “great worker and exceptional leader”, who worked round the clock to ensure development of the state.
”The governor has left no one in doubt that he is in office to work toward moving the state to greater heights,” the vice chancellor said.
He noted that the achievements of the governor over the last one year are very stimulating, inspiring and encouraging.
Abdulkareem expressed the appreciation of Unilorin to the governor for sustaining existing cordial relationship between the institution and the state government.
He also noted that AbdulRazaq was steadily paving new ways of cementing the relationship toward promoting mutual benefits among the two entities.
“I am happy that this hard-working governor has proved to be a good friend of our university.
“He has done so many things that made me to conclude that he is our friend in words and in deed,” the vice-chancellor said.
Abdulkareem commended AbdulRazaq for ensuring the fumigation of the university as a way of halting the spread of Coronavirus to the campus.
He also appreciated the governor for extending palliatives to junior workers of the institution to cushion the effects of socio-economic pains occasioned by Coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
The vice-chancellor recalled that the recent fumigation of the campus by the state government was to save students, staff and visitors from being infected by the dreaded virus..
He added that the governor also attended the 195th inaugural lecture of the institution and appointed several alumni as Commissioners and Members of the State Executive Council among holders of many other sensitive offices.
Th vice-chancellor assured the governor of the ceaseless support of the university in his effort to transform the state.