Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated senior journalist Alhaji Razaq Folorunsho Gidado on his appointment as a commissioner of the National Population Commission (NPC), describing his nomination and confirmation as very deserving for a thoroughbred professional like him.
The Governor in a press statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, his Chief Press Secretary said “The nomination and confirmation of Alhaji Gidado is not surprising as he is no doubt a patriot, a progressive politician and a top-rated journalist who has served the state meritoriously at various times. His Excellency therefore felicitates with the senior journalist and an Otoge advocate on the new landmark. His appointment to such a sensitive position situates him as a trusted hand who would make national interest a priority at all times,” .
“The Governor commends the President and the Nigerian Senate for the appointment/confirmation of Alhaji Gidado who has always been at the forefront of the Kwara struggle. He also prays the Almighty Allah to guide Alhaji Gidado on the new national assignment.”
Alhaji Gidado served as Chief Press Secretary to the late former Governor of Kwara State, Alabi Lawal.
The alumnus of the Ibadan School of Sociology, University of Ibadan in 1983 had a fulfilling career as a journalist having served in different capacities.263