By Abdulrasheed Akogun
The Joint Chamber International, Nigeria have lauded the Kwara State Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s performance, stressing that for national development to be achieved, collaborations must be established across sectors.
This much was disclosed today in Ilorin, at its 7th Reunion, with a lecture theme “lnnovating for National Development-Technology lnnovation, Our Vehicle to the Future”, delivered by the Managing Director, llorin lnnovation Hub, Mr Temi Kolawole at Whitefield Hotel, llorin at weekend.
The National President, JClN, JCIN Amb. Olawale Bakare remarked that “the theme of this reunion, “innovating for national development” is apt. Looking back on the state of the world many decades ago versus today, the leaps and bounds of development are glaring,. Such developments have only been made possible due to the initiative and activities of innovators who refuse to sit still. The people who rose to the occasion to make human livelihood and interactions easier and better.
“llorin the capital of Kwara is an historic town that is known for peace and harmonious co-existence
with all and sundry regardless of culture, tribe or creed. Here you are guaranteed a 24 hour (all round form of) movement without fear of any security threats, all thanks to all stakeholders under the able
leadership of Executive Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
“As a nation in one of the most defining moments in our history, the burden of national development cannot be left in the hands of the government alone. We have a duty as patriotic individuals and as socially responsible groups of Nigerians to rise to the occasion. As evident all over the world, a serious country can innovate its way to prosperity.
“As a country and as Nigerians, we owe ourselves a collective obligation to continue to seek innovative solutions to the problems that stare us in the face.
“As a global network of
leaders, JCI Nigeria members & Senators owe our country the duty of leading her into the next industrial revolution. Indeed as the JCI World President has urged us “Leading is our duty”.