The Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Mr Kayode Alabi, has said the state government is committed to the human capital development of it’s citizens. This was the statement he made at the maiden meeting of the State’s Human Capital Development Council, HCD.
He said: “The government would continue to invest in her people to boost their productive capacities.”
“The state government has adopted the federal government vision and parameters for human capital development which include, health, education, agriculture and labour.”
He also added that this present administration is fully committed to the human capital development of Kwarans, women and youth employment.
Present at the meeting was the state Focal Person and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kwara State on the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Dr Jemilat Bio-Ibrahim. She said in her presentation that the meeting was held to deliberate on the state’s Human Capital Development Document which she said was generated out of the National Human Capital Development core working group as approved by the National Economic Council.
She further explained that the council would be working in close contact with key government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, International Donors and other relevant stakeholders to human capital development in the state to develop the document further to ensure that by 2030, over 350,000 Kwarans, including women and children would have been developed.
She also added that the five thematic areas of the State’s Human Capital Development are directed towards the vision of the governor of the state.279