26-year-old NYSC member to become youngest commissioner in Kwara




Joana Nnazua Kolo Credit: TheCable

AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Kwara State Governor, has sent a list of commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly included in the list is a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu Local Government Area of the state.

Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday afternoon.

Miss Kolo, the youngest commissioner-nominee in the history of the state, is a graduate of Library Science from the Kwara State University (KWASU).

Miss Kolo is an ardent advocate of community development.

If the Assembly confirms Miss Kolo’s nomination, she will be Nigeria’s youngest commissioner while 27-year-old Oluwaseun Fakorede of Oyo State’s comes second.

Interestingly, Miss Kolo is still participating in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme in Jigawa, where she is teaching at Model Boarding Junior Secondary School Guri. Her screening for the cabinet seat would hold after she rounds off her NYSC service in the next two weeks.




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