Oriwu College Sets To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Wale JAGUN The premier college in Ikorodu division, Oriwu College, is set to celebrate its diamond jubilee anniversary of its existence. The school, which was founded on May 29, 1949, has produced many individuals with state, national and international status and who have contributed to the social, economic and political developments of the country and humanity in general. The anniversary is being driven by the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN), the umbrella body of the ex-students of the school. According to a release by Chief M. Labi…

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LASPOTECH Unions Present Positions To Sanwo-Olu, Decry Midnight Arrest, Imprisonment

Wale JAGUN -Call for immediate commencement of work by visitation panel Lagos State Polytechnic chapter of the Non-academic Union (NASU), has decried the executive order by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, which resulted in the midnight raid, arrest, arraignment and subsequent imprisonment of 38 of their members on Thursday, July 11, 2019. This is contained in a release signed by Comrade Yemisi Olabisi, Secretary, NASU LASPOTECH chapter. A copy of the release was given to THE IMPACT at the weekend. It would be recalled that the union…

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Proposed Government’s Panel On LASPOTECH Crisis: Stakeholders Set Target As Mixed Reactions Trail Government’s Intervention

Kunle ADELABU & Wale JAGUN Stakeholders in Ikorodu have been reacting to the intervention by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in the crisis between the management of the Lagos State Polytechnic and the members of the staff unions  which has threatened the peace of the institution in the last few years . The governor intervened in the crisis on Friday, July 12, 2019, via a press release after the arrest of 38 staff members of the institution by the police and also constituted a Visitation Panel with…

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LASPOTECH Crisis: Ikorodu Residents Blame Government, Stakeholders For Crisis Degeneration, Call For Quick Resolution

Kunle ADELABU -Governor sets up panel to investigate crisis Residents of Ikorodu have reacted to the arrest of the 38 staff members of the Lagos State Polytechnic in early hour of Thursday, July 11,2019, at the Ikorodu main campus. They reacted to the dramatic turn of event at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu main campus on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform, blaming the Lagos State Government and stakeholders in Ikorodu for allowing the crisis to linger on for about three years. The striking union members have been keeping vigil on the…

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Photos: Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary Holds 18th Graduation Ceremony

Kunle ADELABU Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary marked its 18th annual Graduation Ceremony with the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, as the special guest of honour and guest lecturer. Also in attendance at the ceremony held at the school’s multi-purpose hall, situated at Archbishop Abiodun Adetiloye Way, off Ikorodu-Itoikin Road, Agunfoye-Lugbusi Village, Adamo, Ikorodu, Lagos were His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikoroidu who was the royal father of the day, His Royal Majesty, Oba Semiudeen Kasali, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo…

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LASPOTECH Crisis: Lagos Governor Intervenes , Orders Investigation

Kunle ADELABU -Disengaged staff members must appeal to Governing Council within 7 days – Governor -We are not troublemakers – Union Worried by the lingering industrial crisis rocking the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, constituted a Visitation Panel with a task to investigate all the contentious issues that are setting the staff union of the school against the management.  Governor Sanwo-Olu also ordered members of the staff earlier disengaged by the management to forward their letters of appeal to the school’s Governing Council within seven (7)…

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Union Leaders React To Arrest Of 38 Members, Say It Won’t Solve Lingering Crisis

Kunle ADELABU The striking staff members of the Lagos State Polytechnic have reacted to the arrest of their colleagues on Thursday, July 11, 2019,stating that such action would not solve the lingering crisis rocking the institution . They also alleged that the government is acting on lies fabricated against them by the Sogunro-led administration which the staff unions have been having face off with in the institution for about two years now . In a joint press release by the Chairmen, Senior Staff of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP), Comrade Abiodun Thomas…

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LASPOTECH Union Rejects Assembly’s Appeal, Seeks Justice For Demands

Kunle ADELABU -Gives conditions for crisis resolution It seems there is still a very long walk to achieving peace and restoring normal academics and other activities in the crisis-ridden Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), as the striking union rejected the appeal of the Lagos State House of Assembly, describing it as ‘unacceptable’. The union called on the government to do justice to what they termed, “high-handedness, maladministration and financial recklessness, which according to them, characterized the administration of the present Rector, Mr Samuel Sogunro. While appreciating the efforts of the Assembly…

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Lagos Assembly Appeals To Striking LASPOTECH Union Members To Sheathe Swords

Kunle ADELABU -As Govt, LASPOTECH management, students await striking staff Congress outcome The executive and legislative arms of the Lagos State Government and stakeholders at the crisis-ridden Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) are now counting on the striking staff members of the institution to accept the appeal of the Ad-hoc committee set up by the State House of Assembly on the crisis, to sheathe their swords. Hon. Tunde Buraimoh, Chairman of the ad-hoc committee on Lagos State Polytechnic Management/Staff Union crisis and other members of the committee on Monday, July 8,…

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LASPOTECH Students Insist On Monday Ultimatum Given To State Government To Resolve Crisis

Kunle ADELABU The leadership of the Students’ Union Government of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, has insisted on the Monday (July 6) deadline given to the Lagos State Government to find a lasting solution to the incessant crisis in the institution. THE IMPACT also gathered that the representatives of the students met with the Head of Service, Mr Muri Okunola, on Friday (yesterday) at his office at Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, and demanded that the government must make its position on the crisis public on Monday. At the meeting with the…

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