Former Deputy Governor Prince Ogunleye Celebrates 79th Birthday With Hymn Singing

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, was among the eminent personalities, state functionaries and political leaders that graced the special Community Hymn Singing in commemoration of the 79th birthday celebration of the former Deputy Governor of the State, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye. The Hymn service was held at the Patriarch Bolaji Methodist Cathedral, Ita-Elewa, Ikorodu on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Governor Sanwo-Olu was represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Tayo Ayinde. The Governor, in his goodwill message to the celebrant, commended him for his distinguished service…

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Encomiums As Basorun Marks 25th Anniversary As ‘Asiwaju’ of Igbogbo Kingdom

Kunle Adelabu & Olatunji Ademola Eminent personalities within and outside Igbogbo kingdom on Thursday, October 31, 2019, graced the silver jubilee celebration of the installation of His Eminence (Barr.) Olorunfunmi Reuben Basorun as the Asiwaju (leader) of Igbogbo Kingdom. The brief event took place at the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo. His Royal Majesty, Oba Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, Emigoriade I, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo kingdom, in his royal message after eminent guests had paid tributes to the leadership role being played  by Asiwaju Basorun in the development of Igbogbo, Ikorodu Division,…

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Photos: Oriwu College Holds Special Jumat Prayer For School’s 70th Anniversary

Wale JAGUN The National Executive Council of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) and members of the Oriwu College at 70 Anniversary Committee on Friday, October 25, 2019, joined other Muslim faithful at the korodu Central Mosque, Obun-Ale in Ikorodu, for a special anniversary prayer session. A special prayer was offered for the ex-students’ body and the entire school by the Grand Chief Imam of Ikorodu Division, Sheikh Seifudeen Olowo-Oribi, commended OCOSAN for deeming it fit to celebrate the school’s anniversary. While also commending the founding fathers…

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Photos: Lagos Majority Leader Celebrates 55th Birthday With Prayers

The Majority of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the Opomulero of Ikorodu Kingdom, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade on Friday, October 25, 2019, marked his 55th birthday anniversary with special prayers at his residence in Ikorodu. He later attended Jumat service at the NASFA Mosque at Grammar School, Ikorodu, where he also had another round of prayer and give thanks to God for preservation of his life and for His blessings. Eminent individuals, notable politicians, associates, clergies and other well-wishers attended the special birthday prayer.

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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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Photo News: Against All Odds: An Autobiography of Pa Olatunji Odusanya Launched In Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU It was yet another day of honour for Pa Olatunji Odusanya, mni, a former Permanent Secretary in Lagos  State, a man  many have described as a perfect gentleman, seasoned administrator, community builder and a royal exemplar, as he publicly presented his autobiography, “Against All Odds”, at the Ikorodu Town Hall Ikorodu , on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The presentation was witnessed by many traditional rulers, elder statemen, captains of industry, retired pubic officers and other notable personalities who had come to identify with the man of the people.

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Oriwu College At 70: Planning Committee Embarks On Visitations To Stakeholders

The National Executive Council of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) and the planning committee of the 70th anniversary of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, have embarked on visitations to stakeholders in preparation for the much awaited anniversary event. According to the OCOSAN National President, Engr. Charles Longe and Chairman, Planning Committee, Alhaji Safari Sule Aremu, the visits are to carry the major stakeholders across the division along in the celebration and draw support for the anniversary. The college clocked 70 on May 29, 2019, and…

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Zenith Peers Roll Out Drums To Celebrate Impactful 30 Years of Existence

Kunle ADELABU The celebrations of the 30 years anniversary of Zenith Peers, one of the foremost social clubs in Ikorodu , was not just an occasion to merry and dance, but also an opportunity for the members to showcase the club’s achievements and contributions to the development of their immediate community. At the grand finale of the celebration held at HOMAT Megalite event hall in Igbogbo, on Friday, August 16, 2019, three outstanding individuals; Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Oluwatoyin Gafaar (Bolowotan), Director-General,…

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