Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Free Surgeries For 150 Residents In Ijede

Our Reporter Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday flagged off free surgical intervention programme for residents of the State as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration. The free health mission, which is being organized by the State Government in partnership with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation, features free surgeries for residents suffering from Lipoma, Hernia, Fibroid and Breast Lumps, as well as free Dental and general health screening. Speaking at the flag off ceremony held at…

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Lion Funmi Oshinowo-Basorun Emerges 2019 Ikorodu Amazon

Kunle ADELABU -Mrs Kalesanwo, Adaramola, Arinola, others also awarded A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu and philanthropist, Lion (Alhaja) Olufunmi Oshinowo – Basorun, has emerged as the Starlight Legacy Celebrity Magazine’s 2019 ‘Ikorodu Amazon of the year’. She was presented with the award on Sunday, September 15,2019, along with other ladies and women who were also honoured for their outstanding contributions to Ikorodu Division at an award dinner held at the Ikorodu Town hall. Those honored in the ‘Sterling Amazons’ category of the outstanding awards for…

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Ikorodu LG Will support Any Agenda To Promote Yorubas’ Interest – Hon. Adeshina

Kunle ADELABU Hon. Wasiu Adeshina, Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government , has stated that his administration will always support any agenda in the interest of the Yorubas in the Southwest, Nigeria. He stated this when a group , Yoruba Presidential Agenda, paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat along Beach road , during the week. The National Coordinator of the group, Comrade Taiwo Ajayi, while stating that the group was visiting Ikorodu Local government first out of the five selected to visit in Lagos…

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Otunba Ibikunle Appointed Into SUBEB Board

Wale JAGUN Former Senior Special Assistant on Education Management to Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN,  former Governor of Lagos State, and former Secretary to the Ikorodu Local Government, Otunba Saheed Ibikunle,  has been appointed as a member of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). Otunba Ibikunle was among the four candidates whose names were submitted from Ikorodu Constituency I for Commissionership positions in the build up to the composition of the cabinet of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s government. He is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Ultimate  Education Concepts. He…

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Relief As Hi-Tech Begins Palliative Work On Ipakodo-Igbogbo-Ijede Road

Jare OLUKOTUN It was a relief for residents of Igbogbo and other road users of Ipakodo-Igbogbo road as Hi-Tech Construction Company handling the rehabilitation of the road, moved back to site to do a palliative work on the bad portions of the road. The bad portions have become nightmare for road users since the construction company stopped work on the road about a year ago. Surroundings of the premises of the company’s office along the axis which has been covered with weeds have also been cleared. The damaged part of…

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Oriwu College At 70: Planning Committee Embarks On Visitations To Stakeholders

The National Executive Council of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) and the planning committee of the 70th anniversary of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, have embarked on visitations to stakeholders in preparation for the much awaited anniversary event. According to the OCOSAN National President, Engr. Charles Longe and Chairman, Planning Committee, Alhaji Safari Sule Aremu, the visits are to carry the major stakeholders across the division along in the celebration and draw support for the anniversary. The college clocked 70 on May 29, 2019, and…

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I Got Into Barbing To Be Different, Independent – Omolola, A Lady Barber

Kunle ADELABU Ms Olatunde Omolola , a native of Ogbomosho in Oyo State and a resident in Igbogbo, the headquarters of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, is one of the few ladies that dared to venture into Barbing , a male dominated profession. She did not only go into the profession to compete with men but also to make a mark. According to her, she ventured into barbing to be different from other ladies and productively engage herself whenever she’s on holiday from…

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Stakeholders’ Meeting: Royal Fathers, Group, Residents Call For More Government Presence In Ikorodu Division

Kunle ADELABU Agitation for more government presence in Ikorodu division resonated on Wednesday, September 11,2019, during the Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held in Ikorodu Constituencies I and II at Owutu and Imota areas of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The parley, which is an annual forum initiated by the Lagos State House of Assembly and held simultaneously in the 40 Constituencies across the state, provides avenue for residents to contribute to social, economic and political decisions in the state. This year’s edition was themed, “Environmental Challenges: Community engagement to facilitate…

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