2 Years In Office: Royal Father, Party Leaders, Others Commend Ikorodu LG Chairman’s Performances

Kunle ADELABU It was commendation galore from the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), for  Hon. Wasiu Adesina, Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government, for his sterling performances in his two years in office. The commendations were delivered at the event organized to mark the two years in office of the chairman at the council secretariat hall recently. At the well attended event, Hon. Adesina  introduced three empowerment schemes and also presented one acre of land to 12 party men and women that have contributed immensely to the development of…

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2019 Asa Festival Will Resonate, Propagate Cultural Values In Ikorodu Division – Hon. Agunbiade

Wale JAGUN Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Founder/Scout Master, IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation and the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, has assured the traditional rulers, stakeholders and other residents of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, that this year’s Asa festival will permanently place the cultural values of the division on global tourism map. The lawmaker, who has been representing the people of Ikorodu Constituency II since 2007 at the State House of Assembly, made this assurance in an interview with THE IMPACT during the unveiling…

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Bad Roads: Residents Resort To Self Help In Ikorodu, Call On Government For Urgent Intervention

Kunle ADELABU Residents across various communities in Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have continued to embark on self-help intervention in making roads in their respective areas motorable. From Ikorodu Local Government to Ikorodu West, Ikorodu North, Igbogbo/Bayeku, Ijede and Imota Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the division, there has been huge public outcry over the conditions of roads most of which are currently in terrible states of disrepair and in need of quick  intervention from the government . But since such intervention is not forthcoming, residents have…

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Community Journalists In Ikorodu Regrouped, Set Agenda For Developments

Kunle ADELABU & Mariam AKINLOYE -Honour MegaXpression’s publisher on his appointment Practitioners of community media in Ikorodu division has once again regrouped to ensure professionalism and contribute to the development of the division. This was the resolutions of Publishers and Chief Executive Officers of community news medium during their meeting at Falcon (Café) Bar and Suites, Ipakoko, Ikorodu, on Saturday, July 27,2019. The gathering was called to honour one of their own, Mr Shakiru Seidu, the Publisher of the MegaXpression, who was recently appointed as the Special Adviser on Media…

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We Are Receiving Attention From Government For Asa Festival – Hon. Agunbiade

Kunle ADELABU The Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, has stated that the IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation, organizers of the annual Asa festival, is receiving attention from the Lagos State Government towards a successful staging of the festival this year.  The four-term lawmaker, who is the Founder/Scout Master of the cultural group which was established to revive the dying cultural and traditional values of Ikorodu division, stated this in an interview he granted to THE IMPACT at the unveiling of the logo…

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Late Oba Oyefusi ‘s 5th Anniversary: Foundation To Commission Ultra Modern Secretariat

Kunle ADELABU – Sets to institute empowerment scheme It will be five years on August 2, 2019, since the passage of Oba (Dr) Salaudeen Afolabi Adekoya Oyefusi, CON, the former Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, former Chairman, Ikorodu Division Council of Obas and Chiefs and former Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs, and the foundation instituted in his memory has finalized plans to make the anniversary historic with the commissioning of institutions that would immortalize the legendary monarch. The foundation will on Friday, August 2,2019, commission an…

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Residents’ Attitudes Promote Cultism, Crimes In Ikorodu – Lanre, Onyabo Chieftain

Kunle ADELABU A chieftain of the Onyabo Vigilance Group in Ikorodu, Mr Lanre Olabinjo, has alleged that residents of Ikorodu are responsible for the quick return of apprehended cultists from detention to cause further mayhem after their arrest. He made the revelation during an interview with THE IMPACT recently, stating that the inability of complainants and victims of cultism to ensure thorough prosecution of their cases are responsible for the reason why Magistrates give the suspects lenient sentences which make them come back to town in a short while to…

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Odogunyan Community Inaugurates New Executives For Irepodun CDA.

Wale JAGUN – Residents adopt former Lagos Youth Parliament Leader as CDA Chairman – HOD, former Council Scribe, others set agenda for communal growth Residents of Irepodun Community Development Association (CDA), Olopomeji area of Odogunyan town in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), of Lagos State, has inaugurated her fourth Executives to direct its affairs for the next two years. The newly sworn in Executives is chaired by the former Leader of second Lagos State Youth Parliament and a two term Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN,…

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Asa Festival: Traditional Rulers In Ikorodu Unveil Logo To kick-Off 2019’s Edition

Kunle ADELABU & Mariam AKINLOYE -Restate supports , call on government to give due recognition to festival The preparations for the second edition of one of the Lagos State’s recognized annual festival, Asa Arokolo, has commenced with the unveiling of the 2019 edition’s logo by the traditional rulers in Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. At the event, which was held at the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Friday, July 26, 2019, the six traditional rulers in Ikorodu division also called on the state government to give due recognition…

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Collapsed Igbe Road: Residents Lament Neglect, Call On Sanwo-Olu To Rehabilitate Road

Kunle ADELABU Residents of Igbe in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have once again made passionate appeal to the new Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to come to their rescue by rehabilitating the Igbe-Oreyo road which, according to them, has been in terrible state for many years. According to the residents, the state of the road, which they described as the original Igbe road, has impacted negatively on the social and economic lives of the people in the area.…

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