Lagos Upgrades Agricultural Supply Chain, Establishes Farmer’s Market

The​Lagos State Government has revealed plans to enhance agricultural supply by connecting all the agricultural value chains through the establishment of Eko​-City Farmers Markets. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, who disclosed this today at a​stakeholders meeting on the implementation of agricultural products outlets, noted that the Eko​-City Farmers Market would be a platform for the city’s best entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector to meet with consumers and end-users through the traditional and innovative development methods, affirming that the well organised, high-quality markets will showcase farm produce to…

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iCare Foundation Partners ‘We Stand’ To Reach Out To Vulnerable People

Kunle Adelabu iCare Foundation, the operational platform of Hon. Babajimi Benson, which is primarily being used for social and economic empowerment of people of Ikorodu Federal Constituency, has partnered with ‘We Stand’ in given food items to people. 300 vulnerable residents benefitted from the bags of food items that were distributed at Federal Constituency office of the lawmaker in Ikorodu on Saturday, January 15, 2020. Adeola Adeyanju, Coordinator, Local Government Outreaches for ‘We Stand’, speaking with THE IMPACT, stated that the body plan to continue with the partnership since iCare…

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Origin Gardens Plan N5b Worth Of Tourism Investments In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -We are partnering with Origin Gardens – LASG The first phase of the proposed Origin Gardens Wildlife Park and Leisure Arcade, worth about N5 billion naira and expected to create employment opportunities for thousands of people, will commence in May 2020. This was revealed at a press conference organized to present the initiative which is being facilitated by the Origin Groups in partnership with the Lagos State Government, Mercury Dredging and Construction Limited, Ikorodu Division Economic Forum, Beijing New Building Material (Group) Company Limited, Jay Steel Roofing Limited,…

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Ohun Ikorodu Education Support Targets 5 University Graduates By 2024

Kunle Adelabu -Presents JAMB/UTME forms to beneficiaries, The initiator of ‘Ohun’ Ikorodu Education Support, a platform which distribute JAMB/UTME forms to indigent students in Ikorodu, Mr Hamza Jimoh, Bsc, Acipmn, LLB, has stated that the target of the project is to produce five University scholars in Ikorodu by 2024 through the gesture. He made this revelation on Monday, January 27,2020, after presenting free JAMB/UTME forms to the first set of the beneficiaries who were screened by a committee. Six beneficiaries, who are indigent students, were presented with the forms at…

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Sanwo-Olu Charges New Political Appointees, Perm Secs On Value Service

Our Reporter Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged newly appointed members of Lagos State Cabinet as well as Commissioners in the State’s civil service commission to kick off action immediately. The Governor said this on Monday at the Lagos House, Alausa during the swearing in of three new members of the State executive council, members of the Civil Service Commission and five Permanent Secretaries. In his remarks, Sanwo-Olu urged the new appointees to further add value to the administration toward delivering democratic dividends to Lagosians. The Governor said…

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Lagos Bans ‘Okada’, ‘Keke Marwa’ Operations In 15 Councils

Lagos State Government on Monday wielded the big stick against the menace of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke NAPEP), proscribing their operations in six Local Government Areas (LGAs), nine Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) and 10 major highways across the State with effect from February 1. The State Government directed security operatives to embark on a total enforcement of the State’s Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018 to immediately address the chaos and disorderliness created by illegal operations of Okada and tricycle riders in restricted areas. Besides, the Government…

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Ikorodu LGEA Education Secretary: Commendations As Oduloye Completes 10 Year Term, Hands Over To Acting Education Secretary

Kunle Adelabu It was commendations galore as Hon. (Lion) Austen Taiwo Oduloye, on Friday, January 24, 2020, completed his ten years tenure as the Education Secretary of the Ikorodu Local Government Education Authority (LGEA). At his Final Day in office/Pen-Down ceremony held at the Teachers’ House, situated within the premises of Methodist Primary School, Ikorodu, were traditional rulers, political leaders, retired and serving Permanent Secretaries, retired Education Secretaries, Head of Schools, senior education officers, teachers and families members who showered encomiums and commendations on the retired top education officer. At…

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Ikorodu Students Elect Soyiga, Others As National officers

Comrade Soyiga Samuel Adeshina has emerged as the President-elect of the national executive body of the National Association of Ikorodu Division Students (NAIDS) The election took place at the Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Secretariat, Imota, recently. In the press release signed by the trio of  Comrades Owoyele Luqman, Raji Oluwaeye and Alonge Dorcas, IEC Chairman, Secretary and Public Relations Officer respectively, other officers elected into the national body of the association were Vice president 1 Elect Comr. Raji Akintunde Damilola, Vice president 2 Elect- Comr.  Onilenla Temitope Zainab,…

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iCare Lecture Series Designed For Youths, Ikorodu Developments – Hon. Benson, Others

Kunle Adelabu Organisers of the iCare Lecture Series have stated that the annual training is aimed at developing Ikorodu Division with ideas that will help her develop to her capacity by bringing residents together for training and discussing developmental issues. The second edition of the Lecture Series kicked off at the Regal Hall, Olu-Odo, Igbogbo in Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, on Monday, January 27, 2020. The opening of the 2-day lecture is themed, “Community First Initiative: A Selfless Service’. The lawmaker representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the…

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Council, CDC Officials Escape Lynching As Thugs Disrupt CDA Election

Kunle Adelabu It was sad experience for the supervisor for the Zone B, GRA Phase 2, Alogba Estate Community Development Association (CDA) election, Mr Ibrahm Abuanakra, who is the Head of Agricultural Department of Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area, as he escaped being lynched by thugs and some residents who disrupted the election of the CDA held on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The election became inconclusive after the disruption of the recounting process of the ballot papers for the three chairmanship candidates in the election. The electoral committee chairman,…

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