Adeboruwa, Council Chairman Task Residents, Others On Community Development

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom and the Secretary of the Ijebu Obas in Lagos State, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, Chairman of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Association (LCDA), Comrade Sesan Daini and President of the Igbogbo Development Association (IDEA), Chief (Dr) Omotunde Ogunlaja, have called on sons, daughters and residents of the community to use the annual Igbogbo Day celebration to bring about developments in the town. This appeal was contained in their respective speeches at the Grand Finale of the 2019 Igbogbo Day…

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Massive Construction In Ikorodu As Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Igbogbo, Ijede, Ishawo Roads’ Rehabilitation

Kunle Adelabu – Ikorodu is critical and important to our agenda towards delivering Greater Lagos, says Gov The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, flagged off massive rehabilitation and expansion of roads in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria in the presence of cheering residents. Sanwo-Olu, while flagging off the phase one of the rehabilitation of the Itamaga – Ijede road, which starts from Itamaga and terminates at Elepe town, said to the representative of Ikorodu Constituency II at the Lagos State House…

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4 Die In Renewed Cultism Fight In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -As cult members ignore Gov’s olive branch There are clear indications that cultists in Ikorodu Division, who have been engaging in gang war for over a decade, are not in any way ready to stop their dastardly war against one another as another gang battle left another five people dead on Monday, November 2, 2019. The cult unrest has been disrupting social and economic lives of Ikorodu for sometimes now and has been responsible for the untimely death of many residents. To these cultists, the recent olive branch…

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Sanwo-Olu Charges CDAs To Monitor Projects

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged members of Community Development Associations (CDAs) to serve as voluntary supervisors to ongoing projects across the State. The Governor emphasised on the importance of teamwork stating that all hands must be on deck to see that quality projects are delivered by contractors. While speaking at the year 2019 Community Day Celebration which held on Wednesday at the Police College Parade Ground, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu described the CDAs and CDCs as the real growth engines in the state. The event, which was themed: “Revising…

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Y2020 Budget: Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Engages Residents To Get Inputs On Their Needs

Kunle Adelabu In preparation of the year 2020 budget for Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division of Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, the council administration, under the chairmanship of Comrade Sesan Daini, on Monday, November 25, 2019, engaged critical stakeholders in the council to get their inputs into the process. Present at the well-attended stakeholders’ meeting, which was held at the Mikkson Onas Hall, located along Bola Ahmed Tinubu road in Igbogbo, were traditional leaders, political leaders, representatives of the five political wards in the council, students, market men…

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Isiu Will Get Oba Soon – Ayangbure

Kunle Adelabu His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and the 1st Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas & Chiefs, has reassured the people of Isiu in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), that a new King will soon be crowned in the community. The revered monarch made the reassurance at his palace on Sunday, November 25, 2019, during a get-together organized by the Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) to celebrate the senior citizens in Ikorodu community. “I can assure you all that Isiu will…

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Ikorodu Elders Reunite As IKODASS Fetes Senior Citizens

Kunle Adelabu It was a memorable moment of reunion for the elders in Ikorodu at the 2019 the Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) Elders’ Day organized to fete and celebrate them. This year’s edition of the event hosted several years back provided many of the senior citizens in attendance the rare opportunity to reunite with their old friends and compatriots who they had lost touch with due to old age. The special event, which was organized for elders that have clocked 80 years and above, was held at the banquet hall…

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Senator Ogunlewe, Dr Ogunlaja Call For Review of IDEA, Igbogbo Day

Kunle Adelabu -Former minister calls for focus on educational development in Igbogbo Former Minister for Works, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Adeseye Kingsley Ogunlewe, has called for the review of operations of the Igbogbo Development Association (IDEA), the body saddled with the development of Igbogbo community. Also, Dr Omotunde Ogunlaja, another illustrious son of Igbogbo and the President of the IDEA, has called for the review of the way the annual Igbogbo Day Celebration is being organized. The duo made the requests at the maiden edition of the Public/Civil Servant…

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2019 Igbogbo Day: Residents Embark On Cultural Parade As Igbogbo International Carnival Takes Centre Stage

Kunle Adelabu 2019 Igbogbo Day: Residents Embark On Cultural Parade As Igbogbo International Carnival Takes Centre Stage As the 2019 Igbogbo Day entered the second day on Saturday, November 23, 2019, different groups and hundreds of residents of Igbogbo community in Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, trooped out to the streets to showcase their cultural heritages. The parade started earlier with hundreds of residents converging on the Igbogbo Township Stadium from where they marched through Ogunlewe Estate, Igbogbo-Bayeku road, Ojubode, Odofin road, Igbogbo-Ipakodo road, Club 24 junction,…

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2019 Igbogbo Day Celebration : Planning Committee Rolls Out Programmes, Solicits Supports

Kunle Adelabu – Celebration begins with traditional prayers The Planning Committee of the 31st Igbogbo Day Celebration has called for supports from residents towards a successful celebration while rolling out prgramme of activities for the 2019 edition of the weeklong celebration on Friday, November 22, 2019. At the press conference held at the Adeboruwa pavilion, Mr Gbenga Faniyi, Chairman of the planning committee, also assured residents of getting values for their supports during the celebration. While seeking for support from sons and daughters of Igbogbo, both home and in diasporas,…

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