Ikorodu LGEA Education Secretary: Commendations As Oduloye Completes 10 Year Term, Hands Over To Acting Education Secretary

Kunle Adelabu It was commendations galore as Hon. (Lion) Austen Taiwo Oduloye, on Friday, January 24, 2020, completed his ten years tenure as the Education Secretary of the Ikorodu Local Government Education Authority (LGEA). At his Final Day in office/Pen-Down ceremony held at the Teachers’ House, situated within the premises of Methodist Primary School, Ikorodu, were traditional rulers, political leaders, retired and serving Permanent Secretaries, retired Education Secretaries, Head of Schools, senior education officers, teachers and families members who showered encomiums and commendations on the retired top education officer. At…

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Onyabo Leader, Wife Installed As Akogun, Yeye Akogun Of Batoroland

Wale Jagun It was a well-deserved honour for the leader of Onyabo Vigilance group, Ikorodu Division Command, Chief Muh. Jamiu Remilekun Olanrewaju Olabinjo, when he was honoured with a warrior title, ‘Akogun’ by the traditional ruler of Batoro town in Shagamu, His Royal Highness, Oba Sulaimon Adekunle Odeyemi, Dosumu II, the Lowa-Ibu of Batoro Sagamu in Ogun State. Chief Olabinjo, who is the Second-in-Command of the Onyabo Vigilance group that has been combating crimes and criminalities across Ikorodu division and also supplying the conventional security arms with intelligence report, was…

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Master Idris Ahmed Emerges First ‘A Day King’ In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -4 best pupils  in 2018/19 Placement Secondary School Exam in Ikorodu awarded scholarship Young master Idris Ahmed from Itunshokun in Ikorodu Local Government has emerged as the first ‘A day King’ in Ikorodu in a contest that was held at the 3rd edition of the Olori Kudirat Shotobi Christmas Party for the children. The colourful and engaging party, which  was attended by hundreds of pupils from various  primary schools in Ikorodu, was held at the Oba Salaudeen Oyefusi Pavilion located within the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Tuesday,…

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Oriwu College Class of 1994 Celebrates 25th Graduation Anniversary

Jare Olukotun Members of the 1994 Set of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College, Ikorodu, on Saturday, December 21, 2019, gathered to celebrate the silver jubilee of their graduation from the school. The colourful event took place at Party Event Hall, Igbe Road in Igbogbo, Ikorodu Division. Prince Segun Oyefusi, Chairman of the set, in his welcome address, welcomed members to the anniversary get-together and stated that the occasion called for reflection on how far God has taken members of the set in life after their graduation. He…

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The Factor Honours Hon. Benson, Otunba Abiru, Other Eminent Individuals As Pillars

Hon. Babajimi Benson, member of the House of Representatives, Otunba Ganiyu Abiru, Chairman, Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) are among prominent individuals in Ikorodu that were honoured on Friday, December 21, 2019, as Pillars of the factor at a well-attended even Others honoured at the maiden edition of The Factor Pillars’ Night held at the Corridor, 27 Olubi Street, Ikorodu were Dr Taiwo Hassan, Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Ebute-Metta Comprehensive Health Centre, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, Otunba Saheed Ibikunle, member of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LSUBEB), Dr Olasunkanmi…

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Ikorodu Honours Olasubomi Iginla-Aina, First Ikorodu Indigene To Receive MBE

Kunle Adelabu The ancient town of Ikorodu in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, has produced many illustrious sons and daughters who has made giant strides locally and internationally and received recognition in diverse fields of human endeavours but none has been so honoured with Member of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen of England. This was what made the reception in honour of Mrs Olasubomi Iginla-Aina, MBE and the ‘Omomurewale’ of Ikorodu Kingdom, at the Ayangbure palace on Friday, December 14, 2019, an auspicious occasion which was…

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Hon Benson Fetes Constituents At End Of Year Get-Together Party, Gives Out 4 Cars

Kunle Adelabu In his usual character, Hon Babajimi Benson, the Representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, and his political machinery, iCare foundation, on Friday, November 14, 2019, feted his constituents as a way of thanking them for their support for his representation.  At the well-attended event tagged, ‘End of Year Get-Together’, were political chieftains, military officers, community leaders, political office holders across Ikorodu division, social media influencers among others.  The occasion, which was also used to solicit for continuous support and cooperation from the constituents,…

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Former Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Executive Secretary Gives Out Daughter In Marriage

Kunle Adelabu It was yet another joyous celebration for Mr Taiwo Orenuga, the former Executive Secretary of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), and her beautiful wife on Saturday, December 8, 2019, as they gave out another daughter out in marriage. The tripartite event, which featured Engagement ceremony, Hole Solemnization and Reception, took place on the same day and recorded impressive  attendance as family members, guests, friends and well-wishers of the lucky couple turned out enmasse to honor them. The memorable event took off with the Engagement ceremony between the…

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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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