The performance of Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) in mobilizing revenue for Kwara State has attracted recognition from the colloquium of entrepreneurs in Nigeria who converged in Lagos to honor the Service as the most Enterprising State Internal Revenue Agency in 2018 among its counterparts in revenue generation.
The summit with the theme: Power Youth, Creating Wealth through Entrepreneurship organized by The Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Initiative of Nigeria (TEEIN) held on 1st October, 2018 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lagos State. At the event, The Most Enterprising State IRS accolade was received by the head of Corporate Affairs, Mrs Habibah Aiyelabegan on behalf of the Service.
Also, the Executive Chairman of KW-IRS, Dr Muritala Awodun received award for Excellence in Enterprise Creation and Entrepreneurship Development for his contribution towards entrepreneurship development in Nigeria
In attendance was HRH Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, entrepreneurship scholar Dr Hakeem Ajonbadi (Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, head of Corporate Affairs, Mrs Habibah Aiyelabegan, staff of Kwara State University, students and youths of Lagos.
The Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Initiative of Nigeria (TEEIN) was established to champion youth entrepreneurship skill development, promote rural women empowerment, improve community health care delivery and support the entrepreneurial education of the Nigerian child.