Kwara State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Mal. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, CON is set to lead the Executive arm of government to slug it out with the Speaker Danladi-led Legislative arm of government in a novelty match to mark Nigeria’s Sixty-third independence anniversary.
Scheduled to take place at the Kwara Football Academy, KFA pitch in ilorin the state capital on the first day of October 2023 at 3 p.m., this one-of-a-kind event will bring together representatives from both arms of the Kwara State Government, camaraderie and friendly competition while also demonstrating the spirit of unity and collaboration between the arms of government.
This historic match would also showcase the dynamism, physical prowess, and sportsmanship of the Kwara cabinet – Commissioners, Advisers, and Assistants to His Excellency and the lawmakers in the tenth legislature.
Beyond the spirit of friendly competition, this novelty match seeks to foster a deeper sense of unity and commitment to the services of Kwara people among political office holders by showcasing their athleticism and teamwork as well as their commitment to democracy and the progress of the Kwara and Nigeria, beyond their respective roles as policymakers and lawmakers.
The novelty match is aimed at amplifying awareness about the importance of collaboration between the Executive and Legislative Arms in shaping a prosperous and democratic Kwara. Both arms will exemplify the significance of balanced governance and the need for effective checks and balances.
Kwarans can therefore, anticipate an electrifying and scintillating atmosphere, as dignitaries, political supporters, and citizens come together to witness this historic display of unity and sportsmanship thereby fostering a deeper connection between government and citizens.
In the face of challenging socioeconomic atmosphere, the novelty match will also demonstrate the essence of resilience and perseverance, and rekindle hope for the possibility of light at the end of the tunnel.