26-year-old nominated as commissioner in Kwara


Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq has nominated a 26-year-old as a commissioner in his cabinet.

Joana Nnazua Kolo is one of the four female commissioner nominees whose names were sent to the Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday.

Other female niminees are Aisha Ahman Pategi, Arinola Fatima Lawal and Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu.

Kolo is a 2018 graduate of Library Science from the Kwara State University and she is also the youngest commissioner-nominee in the state’s history.

If confirmed, she would be Nigeria’s youngest commissioner, taking the title from Oyo State’s 27-year-old Oluwaseun Fakorede.

Kolo is a currently serving in Jigawa state under the mandatory National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) programme.


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