By Sulaiman Khadijat, Omogboye Kafilat and Khadijat Ismail
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is on the verge of breaking his own record of appointing the youngest commissioner with the nomination of Ilorin born 24 years old Kaosarah Abdulrazaq Adeyi.
The nominee who was born on the 1st of October 1996, will thus be 25 later this year and if confirmed by the House of Assembly, will be the youngest Commissioner in Nigeria, breaking the record of the immediate past Commissioner of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government of Kwara State who was 26 years old when she was appointed.
Kaosarah hails from Ojuekun-Sarumi ward of Ilorin West local government area of the State.
The nominee who recently got married, is a 2019 graduate of University of Ilorin, with a B.Sc in Forestry and Wildlife.
Kaosarah as an undergraduate in University of Ilorin was a Student Unionist where she served in numerous capacities some of which includes Students Union Vice President, (2019), Vice President Faculty of Agriculture Students (2018), Vice President Nigerian Society for Environmental Conservation and General Secretary Unilorin Forestry Students Association (2016) among others.
Kaosarah upon graduation worked at the
Ministry of Youths and Sports, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (2020),
Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (2019), Ola Oyedepo & Co., Registered Estate Surveyor and Valuer (2014) among others.
She was a member representing Kwara State on Northern States Governors’ Forum Committee on Youth
Engagements, Priorities and inclusion in Governance – 2020, Member, Kwara State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on EndSARS Protest – 2020 among others.