The Kwara State House of Assembly has directed its joint Committees on
Public Accounts/Finance and Appropriation/Commerce, Industry and
Cooperative to investigate the alleged mismanagement leading to non
payment of salaries of Staff of Kwara Hotels for six months.
House took the decision in its sitting following a Matter of General
Public Importance raised by a member representing Omupo Constituency Hon
The Speaker while mandating the joint Committees to look into the book
of the Hotel,noted with displeasure that the Kwara Hotels Limited which
used to be the pride of the State had lost its glory due to alleged
mismanagement thereby necessitating the spring up of mushroom hotels
within Ilorin metropolis.
He said the Joint Committees of the
House should look into the causes of the dwindling fortunes of the
Hotels and report its findings to the House in two weeks time.
Ahmad equally enjoined IF-K to invest its fund in ventures like Kwara
Hotels to further improve the Internally Generated Revenue of the
Earlier, Hon Bakare had while raising a Matter of General
Public Importance disclosed that staffers of the Hotel had not been paid
for six months, due to alleged mismanagement of funds by the hierarchy
of the hotel.
He therefore urged the House to wade in with a view
to restoring the glory of the Hotels and ameliorate the plight of its
workforce that had not been paid for months.
later updated members that Harmony Holdings had last night took over the
management of the hotels but the House resolved that the joint
committees should go ahead with the investigation.
The House also
confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed A.Katsina as the new
Clerk of the State House of Assembly, following his deployment by the
State Governor Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed from the State Ministry of
The House unanimously confirmed his appointment
following a motion without notice raised by the House leader Hon. Hassan