Photo News: Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding In Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU Motorists and other road users had another agonising day on roads across Ikorodu Division as heavy rains flooded most of the major roads and streets. Many vehicles and motorcycles were seen trapped in some areas visited by our reporter especially the Ipakodo-Igbogbo road and Odofin Street in Igbogbo as motorists find it hard to drive through the flood. Our reporter also gathered that residents experienced same thing in Odogunyan, Ijede, Ikorodu garage roundabout, Isawo road and Onisgida-Sabo road among other areas in Ikorodu Division that were badly affected.

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Onyabo Vigilance Personnel Trained On Effective Policing In Community

Kunle ADELABU -Bill to clearly define legal framework on community policing underway – Hon. Benson In other to make community policing more effective in provision of adequate security of lives and properties in the grassroots, security experts have engaged members of the Onyabo Vigilance Group in Ikorodu on how to be professional in their conducts. This was the focus of the security seminar organized by the Onyabo Command in conjunction with Abolarinwa Crystal Concept (ACC), a private security outfit in the country, held at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat hall…

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Readers’ Views On THE IMPACT At 5

Cross section of readers, cutting across different professions and trades, gave their views about THE IMPACT newspaper (online and print) in commemorate the 5th year anniversary of the foremost community newspaper and the inauguration of its monthly discourse platform (THE IMPACT Square). Otunba Ganiyu Abiru, Chairman, Ikorodu-Oga Development Association: “The strategic relevance of community newspaper; be it print or online, can not be over emphasised as it helps to bridge the gap that conventional newspaper can not cover.  It gives the community the opportunity to get to know about  the…

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Hon. Banjo Presents Translation Of Ikorodu’s ‘Oriki’

Kunle ADELABU – Gets Commendations from Royal fathers, others -Proceeds to be used in building Police Stations It was another historic moment in Ikorodu on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, as Hon. Adeola Adebisi Banjo, Chairman of Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), presented published English compilation of translated ‘Oriki’ (song of praise) of Ikorodu. The compilation work, titled, ‘Ikorodu: The beauty of a people reflected in its ORIKI”, was presented at a well-attended ceremony held at the Banquet hall of the Ultra-modern Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu. About 20 Wall…

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Ikorodu Youths Brainstorm On Roles In Community, Self-Development

Kunle ADELABU -Get N1million grant for business idea -Charge Lagos Govt on Agro-economics empowerment -To train 100 youths on skill acquisition. It was yet another storming session at the annual Ikorodu Division Youths Summit as youths in the division converged for the second year running at the main hall of the prestigious Ikorodu Town hall to brainstorm on self-development and their roles in the community. This year’s edition was themed, “Youth: Catalyst of positive influence in community development”.  Mr. Kuye Lanre Kamorudeen, the Deputy Registrar (Information) and Public Relations Officer,…

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IMPACT At 5: Former Information Commissioner, Kehinde Bamigbetan To Deliver Anniversary Lecture

Jare OLUKOTUN -As foremost community paper inaugurates monthly discourse Former Commissioner for Information and Strategy and publisher of an Ejigbo based community newspaper, Echo News, Hon. Kehinde Bamigbetan, will be the guest speaker at the 5th year anniversary of the foremost community newspaper, THE IMPACT, coming up in Ikorodu. The anniversary is scheduled to hold at the Falcoms Bar & Lounge, 34 , FRCN Road, opposite Mobil filling station, after St. Margret Nursery & Primary Schools, Ebute-Ipakodo, Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, on…

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Ikorodu LG Engages Stakeholders, Captains of Industry On Rehabilitation of Itamage/Ijede Road

Kunle ADELABU Ikorodu Local Government on Tuesday brainstormed with major stakeholders and captains of industry along Itamaga-Ijede road on how to collectively find solution to the road that has completely collapsed and needing urgent government attention. At the meeting held at Ai Royal Hotel, Aga in Ikorodu were business owners, members of community development associations and residents among others. The council chairman, Hon. Wasiu Adeshina speaking at the parley stated that government alone cannot handle everything adding that there is need for the public to partner with government. “Government is…

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IKODASS Unveils Programmes For 2019 ‘Oga’ Day Carnival

Kunle ADELABU -Appeals for cooperation from residents, others that will be attending The lkorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) has unveiled activities for the 2019 Ikorodu ‘Oga’ Day celebration, stating that this year’s edition of the state recognized festival is geared towards using culture as an instrument to promote economic, political and social developments. The programmes were unveiled at a press conference held at the Ikorodu Town hall on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The theme for this year’s celebration is, “Cultural Resolutions: A necessity for socio-economic and political empowerment”. The organizers also…

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Ikorodu Division Youth Initiative Movement Is Birth Of New Direction – Barr. Shillings

Kunle ADELABU The former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu Branch , and a community builder, Barr. Saheed Kolawole Shillings, has described the formation of the Ikorodu Division Youth Initiative Movement (IDYIM) as the beginning of a new direction for the division’s social, economic and political focus. He stated this during the inauguration of IDYIM Board of Trustees at Ikorodu Town hall on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Barr. Shillings, while inaugurating the body, stated that, “For intent and purposes, I ,hereby, call on these men and woman and…

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Group Tasks FG, State Govts On Development Of Ikorodu Division

Wale JAGUN The Liaison Group of the Eminent Persons of Ikorodu Division (EPID) has tasked the Federal, State and Local Governments on way forward for the development of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The group illustrated this task with a presentation at the reception it organized in honour of the elected and appointed representatives in Lagos East Senatorial District (Ikorodu Division) at the Ikorodu Town hall on Friday, September 6, 2019. The former Head of Service, Lagos State and Aremo of Igbogbo Kingdom, Prince Adesegun Ogunlewe , anchored…

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