*Help us in education, health and security
Kwara State Government has called for collaboration with the United States government especially in the areas of education, health and security.
The State Deputy Governor, Elder Peter Kisira, made the call last night in Ilorin while receiving the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington in his office.
Elder Kisira who described Kwara State as the gateway between the Northern and the Southern part of the Country called for the assistance of the United States government particularly in the areas of education, health and security.
The Deputy Governor called for cordial relationship between the two Countries inview of their leadership role and exploit in various fields.
He urged the United States government to support Kwara State in ensuring brighter future for its teeming youth in the area of education.
Elder Kisira stated that the State government had recorded successes in various human endeavours particularly in the health sector.
“The State government has put in much effort in the training of its personnel in the area of health he added”
The Deputy Governor called for the assistance of the US government in the control of the spread of diseases such as polio and HIV and security as the State had international border with other Countries making its the first contact.
He thanked the Ambassador for the visit urging him to strengthen the existing cooperation and collaboration between the two Nations.
Earlier, Ambassador Symington said the United State recognised the strength and important of Nigeria promising that it would continue to work for the promotion of the unity of the most populous black nation.
Symington stated that the visit was in furtherance of his country’s vision to explore new frontiers of partnership for development with African countries particularly Nigeria blessed with many States and talented people.
The Ambassador thanked the State government for its hand of fellowship and hospitality.