LASPOTECH Invents Ventilator, Human Disinfection, Other Machines To Fight COVID – 19

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Polytechnic, one of the foremost institution of technology in Nigeria, has developed four important equipment to help in fighting against the ravaging novel Coronavirus pandemic. Immediate past Rector of the school, Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, while leading pressmen to inspect the machines, stated that the inventions, which are the initiative of the Mechanical Department of the institution, are the school’s contributions to the collective fight against CVD – 19 pandemic. The invented machines – Sensor Control Hand Washing Machine, Mechanical Ventilator, Foot Pedal Hand Washing…

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Lagos Set For Smart City Transformation Through Reliable Transportation System – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde has assured that the present administration will transform the State into a Smart City that is safe, secure, functional and productive, through the establishment of a reliable inter-modal transportation system. Disclosing this at the year 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing in commemoration of the One-Year Anniversary of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s assumption of office, held at the J.J.T Park, Alausa Ikeja, the Commissioner declared that the State Government’s commitment to public transportation is anchored on an integrated system to harness the transport sector…

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LASPOTECH Confirms Metilelu’s Appointment As Acting Rector

Jare Babatunde The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) authority has finally confirmed the appointment of Mr Olumide Metilelu as acting Rector of the institution following the expiration of Mr Samuel Sogunro’s tenure on Friday, May 29, 2020. He was the former Deputy Rector (Academics) under the immediate past Rector. THE IMPACT first published the news of his appointment yesterday afternoon. The Office of the Special Adviser on Education (OSAE) had in a release yesterday signed by Omolase Yejide, its Public Affairs Officer, confirmed the appointment. According to a release signed by…

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Sanwo –Olu Dedicates First Anniversary To Frontline Workers In Lagos

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday honoured frontline health and emergency officers by dedicating his administration’s first anniversary in office to them for their roles in containing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu honoured leaders of various medical teams deployed to all isolation facilities across the State, presenting them with plaques of honour in appreciation of their resolve to lay down their lives in the battle against the pandemic. The 10 health workers received the plaques at a ceremony held at the…

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Killings Continue Unabated As Cultists Go Wild In Ikorodu

Wale Jagun The recent resurgence of wanton killings by rival cult groups across the six councils in Ikorodu Division has continued to create palpable tension as residents could no longer sleep with their two eyes closed. The residents are also afraid that the latest killings by the cult groups may go unabated if not urgently curtailed by the security men. After last week’s massacre during which about ten cultists and others were killed, the killings resumed this week with another round of gruesome murders. A suspected Eiye member was on…

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Parents Should Ensure Children Keep Learning At Home – Dr Ibikunle

Kunle Adelabu Dr Saheed Ibikunle, Permanent Board Member, Lagos State Basic Education Board (LSUBEB), has urged parents to ensure that their children/wards who have been away from schools for over two months due to the lockdown ordered by the government to curtail the spread of COOVID – 19, keep learning at home. The academic cum politician, while stating that parents and children should endeavor to take the advantage of the ‘Classroom at home’ initiative created by LSUBEB on Television, radio and online platforms, said that parents and their wards should…

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Commendations, Protests Recorded At Homegrown School Feeding Program Centres In lkorodu

Kunle Adelabu -Several parents alleged deprivation, protested Six days after the Modified Homegrown School Feeding programme kicked off in Lagos State, the Ikorodu phase of the exercise was held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in sixteen centres with beneficiaries commending government for the gesture. Several centres of the exercise also witnessed protest by parents and pupils who alleged that they were not considered for the food items. The modified school feeding programme was flagged off in Lagos State on Thursday, May 21, 2020, by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster…

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Sanwo-Olu Completes 37 Roads, Repairs 354 Roads In One Year

Jare Olukotun The Lagos state government, under the able leadership of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has completed and commissioned 37 roads and also repaired and carried out sectional rehabilitation of more than 354 roads in various parts of the state in the last one year. Residents of the state were also assured of the completion of the ongoing projects in Agege-Pen Cinema as well as the Agric-Ishawo Road and the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, all of which would soon be added to the list of completed projects by the Sanwo-Olu administration. Engr. Aramide…

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Breaking: Metilelu Steps In As LASPOTECH’s 11th Rector

Kunle Adelabu Mr Olumide Metilelu has been appointed as the new acting Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic after the expiration of the tenure of Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro today. Metilelu, until his appointment, was the Deputy Rector (Academics) of the institution. He will lead the affairs of the institution for three months after which the state government would announce a substantive candidate  for the position. THE IMPACT gathered that his appointment was ratified during a meeting in Alausa earlier today. The government is also expected to constitute the Governing…

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Sogunro Exits As 10th LASPOTECH Rector

Kunle Adelabu After five-year tenure as the 10th Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) , Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro will today, Friday, May 29,leave office to pave way for a  new Rector  to assume the exalted position. His tenure was clouded with several crises and clashes with the three unions in the institution – Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnic (SSANIP) and Non- Academic Staff Union (NASU), particularly over the issue of the controversial CONTISS 15 Salary Migration Scheme. Rather than abate after…

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