Ex-Corper, Joana Nnazua Kolo now confirmed as commissioner.
Joana Nnazua Kolo, a 2018 graduate of Library Science from Kwara State University (KWASU) and the youngest Kwara State commissioner nominee by the Governor of the state, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has officially been confirmed a commissioner on Thursday, 31st November 2019 by the Kwara State house of assembly.
Before her successful screening, she served in Model Boarding Primary school, Guri, Jigawa State with the 2018 NYSC Batch C Stream 1 and passed out on Thursday, 3rd October 2019.
During the screening of the 26-year-old Ex-Corps Member, she told the Kwara lawmakers that her nomination was a challenge for her to contribute to the development of the state, calling it a “a rare privilege to serve.”
“I thank God for this rare privilege to serve. It is not by my power or any personal effort. I also want to appreciate the Governor for the golden opportunity given to me to be here today,” Kolo said, her speech repeatedly interrupted by wild applause from the gallery.
She commended her party and community leaders “for their mentorship and support”.
Speaker Yakubu he was impressed by Kolo’s opening remarks which were rendered in flawless British English, urging her to represent “our (youth) constituency well”.
“You’ve got a lot of work to do. You can’t let us down as members of your Constituency,” Yakubu added, asking her to bow and go.