Business Owners, Others Commend Ikorodu Market Expo

Kunle Adelabu -5 raffle draw winners emerged Businesses owners that displayed their products and offered various services at the just concluded 2019 Ikorodu-Oga Market Expo have commended the organisers for the initiative and expressed interest in participating in subsequent editions. The Market expo, which was part of the activities marking the just concluded 28th Ikorodu –Oga Day Carnival, commenced on Saturday, November 9 and ended on Friday, November 15, 2019. Many of the businesses owners and vendors who partook in the Expo, while speaking with THE IMPACT, confirmed and expressed…

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Special Adviser On Budget, Primero CEO, Unveil ‘Made In Ikorodu Market Place Directory’

Kunle Adelabu In an effort to make businesses in Ikorodu easily located and promote patronages for local businesses, ‘Made in Ikorodu Market Place Directory’ was unveiled at the Ikorodu Town hall on Monday, November 11, 2019, as part of the activities at the on-going Ikorodu-Oga Day Carnival. The 138-page directory, which listed about 1000 businesses in Ikorodu, was published by Ikorodu-Oga Development Association in collaboration with the Ikorodu Oga Online Radio. The Publisher of the directory, Omoba Peju Akinyemi, while speaking about the publication, stated that the idea was conceived…

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Sanwo-Olu’s Adviser, Others To Present Made-In-Ikorodu Business Directory

Jare Olukotun Made-in-Ikorodu Business Directory, a compilation of information of businesses in Ikorodu, would be presented to the public on Monday, November 11, by eminent government officials, captains of industry and royal fathers. The Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Budget and Economic Planning, Mr Adebayo Sodade, according to a release by the organisers, would chair the occasion while the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Primero Transport Nigeria Limited, the operators of Lagos Blue BRT buses, Mr Fola Tinubu, is the Chief Launcher. The Ayangbure of…

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2nd Edition Of Ikorodu Market Expo Begins

Kunle Adelabu The 2nd edition of the Ikorodu Market Expo which enables businesses to showcase their products, services and initiatives, began today. The Expo is part of the week-long activities marking the annual Ikorodu-Oga Carnival which also took off on Saturday with Woro parade across major streets in Ikorodu. The expo, which would end on Friday, November 15, 2019, provides small-scale businesses the opportunity to display their products and services for thousands of Ikorodu residents, tourists and other participants that would be attending the Ikorodu-Oga Day Carnival. Among the businesses…

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Lagosians Must Embrace New Thinking – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos’ dream of a 21st Century economy requires Lagosians to embrace the ideals of a global city: “benchmarking ourselves and our thinking and actions by global standards”. This view was expressed by the Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu at the FORUM on “Public Private innovation for Sustainable Cities organized by the Embassy of France in Lagos. Represented by his deputy, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, the Governor averred that significant change in attitude and orientation is required for changes to take place. “The most important intervention, as far as…

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Second Edition Of Biggest Market Expo In Ikorodu Sets To Hold November

Jare Babatunde Ikorodu Oga Market Expo , formerly known as Ikorodu-Oga Mini Trade fair, is set to hold in November , 2019. The Market Expo is an initiative of Ikorodu-Oga Development Association, in conjunction with Ultra Signatures Limited and it is the biggest market expo in Ikorodu Division. The second edition of the market expo is billed to hold during the 28th edition of the annual Ikorodu-Oga Day festival scheduled for next month. In a release signed by the Initiator/Director of the Expo, Ms Arinola Okeowo, it was stated that:…

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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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Sanwo-Olu Launches N4 Billion LSETF-W Initiative

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday launched ‘LSETF W-INITIATIVE’ to provide funding for women entrepreneurs in the State to achieve their growth objectives and create jobs for the youths. The LSETF W-INITIATIVE, is a special intervention fund contributed between the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund and Access bank Plc, to provide access to affordable finance for female-owned businesses in Lagos State. The scheme, which targets between 5,000 and 10,000 women, was launched by Governor Sanwo-Olu at LTV Blue Roof as part of activities marking his 100 days in…

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Lagos To Fund Tech-Driven Models For Urban Development – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday pledged his administration’s support and funding for entrepreneurs with new technologies that posses business models capable of assisting urban development in the State. Governor Sanwo-Olu also said the State will provide fluid financing to promote and encourage the upscale for digital economy. The Governor made this known in his goodwill message delivered at the opening of the PwC Experience Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos as he assured of his Government’s partnership with proactive organisations like PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Governor said, “We want to…

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100 Youths Attend Youth Entrepreneurship Summit In Ikorodu

Jare OLUKOTUN About 100 youths attended the 9th edition of the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES), themed, “Thinking Your Way Through Successful Entrepreneurship Guidance”. The summit, which was held recently at the Funcity in Ikorodu, was organized by the Golden Integrated Empowerment Foundation. The 20 widows present at the event were also given packs containing beverages and food items to mark the 2019 International Women’s Day. There were also display of hand-made articles and products made by some young entrepreneurs trained by Golden Integrated Empowerment Foundation. Hon. Babajimi Benson, Member, House…

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