I Am A Bonafide PDP Member And I’ve Not Decamped To APC – Oduborisha

Prince Amid Adekunle Oduborisha is an Environmental Consultant who retired from Chevron about 12 years ago. He is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a community leader. In this interview with Kunle ADELABU, the Chief Reporter/Publisher, THE IMPACT, he spoke on the state of environment and roads in the state, efforts of Igbe community in rehabilitating the collapsed Igbe road, completion of Oriwu Central Mosque, crisis between Ikorodu and Oriwu Central Mosque and also denounced the rumour that he has decamped into the All Progressives Congress (APC).…

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We Are Giving Back To Humanity With Pepc Foundation –Luqman Akinsanya, Wife

Barr. Luqman Akinsanya, the founder of the Pepc Foundation, studied law at the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos before travelling abroad. The Ibeju Lekki and Ikorodu-born young man played football for many grassroots clubs, especially U-12 Pepsi Academy in Ikorodu which was coordinated by his father, Alhaji Kola Akinsanya, where he was nicknamed, ‘Pepc’. Also played for Akinsanya Babes, Lagos State Civil Service Model College, Igbogbo, National Pepsi Academy U-14, the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, the football team of the institution which he captained as well as…

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“Those At The Helm Of Affairs Should Look At Ikorodu Division With Favour In Terms of Government Patronage” – Asiwaju Basorun

Recently, THE IMPACT Newspaper’s crew, led by its Founder/Reporter-in-Chief, Kunle Adelabu, engaged the First Secretary to the Lagos State Government, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a member of the Governor Advisory Council (GAC) and the Asiwaju of Igbogbo, His Eminence (Barr.) Olorunfunmi Reuben Basorun, at his home-office after marking the 25th anniversary of his installation as the ‘Asiwaju’ of Igbogbo Kingdom. The old political war-horse, outstanding community developer, banker and lawyer, bore his mind on his Asiwaju title, development in Igbogbo and Ikorodu Division, Sanwo-Olu’s government, grooming…

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IKODASS Needs Our Support To Get Sponsors For Its Programmes – Akadiri, Beer Distributor

Mr Adeleke Akadiri is a former Chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ikorodu Lcal Government Chapter, a notable beer distributor in Ikorodu and a partner of IKODASS and one of the initiators of Beer Village at the just concluded Ikorodu-Oga Day Carnival. In this interview with THE IMPACT Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief, Kunle Adelabu, he bore his mind on the idea of using cultural celebration to positively impact on the economic and social lives of residents in Ikorodu, the idea of Beer Village during the annual Ikorodu-Oga Day Carnival, Market Expo and…

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My Foundation Will Seek To Help The Needy – Former Miss Ikorodu

Few minutes after she handed over the Miss Ikorodu crown to the reigning queen on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the immediate past Ikorodu beauty ambassador, Miss Boluwatiwi Islamiyat Olorunbe, spoke with THE IMPACT crew led by its Reporter-in-Chief and Publisher, Kunle Adelabu. She bore her minds on her activities in the last one year of her reign, contest that threw up her successor and her pet project. Excerpts: IMPACT: Good evening ma Former Miss Ikorodu: Good evening IMPACT: For the purpose of this interview, kindly introduce yourself. Former Miss Ikorodu:…

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Winners, Other Participants In the 2019 Edition of the Oba Kabiru Shotobi Independence Day Mini-Marathon Speak On Their Experiences.

The winners, first and second runners-up in the male and female categories of the 5th edition of the Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi Independence Day Mini-Marathon spoke with members of THE IMPACT crew that covered the event – Kunle ADELABU, the Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief, as well as our reporters, Mariam AKINLOYE and Olatunji ADEMOLA, on their experiences and plans for the future. Excerpts: “I Made Up My Mind To Win From The Beginning” – Alloy, Overall Winner of the 2019 Oba Kabir Shotobi Mini-Marathon Race. Alloy Ifeanyi John, JSS3 student of Imota Community…

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Our Fathers, Others Have Failed To Project Women In Ikorodu Like Other Divisions – Mrs Osinowo Basorun, APC Leader

Mrs Olufunmi Osinowo Basorun is a thorough bred Ikorodu indigene who was raised in Ibadan where she attended St. Anthony Nursery and Primary and United Missionary Primary Schools, Molete, Ibadan , and later attended St. Theresa College and while in form 3, her father retired from active service in Ibadan and relocated to Lagos with her and was enrolled at the Victory High School, Ikeja , before she was later admitted to Imota Community Grammar School, Imota , where she had her School Certificate Examination. She was a Clerical Officer…

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Oba Oyefusi Foundation Is Embarking On What He Would Have Loved To Do – Prince Idowu Oyefusi

Prince Akanni Idowu Oyefusi, is the son of the former Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Late Oba (Dr) Salaudeen Afolabi Oyefusi, and the Executive Secretary of Oba Oyefusi Foundation. He owns a fashion designing outfit known as Nobel Afrique. In this interview with Kunle ADELABU, the Publisher/Report-in-Chief of THE IMPACT Newspaper, he bore his mind on the humanitarian nature of the late Oba, plans of the foundation to immortalize him and the kind of support  the foundation is expecting from the public among other issues. Excerpts: IMPACT: As part…

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Interviews: LASPOTECH Students’ Leaders Appeal To Management, Unions Over Face-off

-Urge unions to listen to them In a brief interviews with the leaders of the three arms of the Lagos State Polytechnic Students’ Union Government on Thursday, March 28, 2019, on the protracted crisis between the institution’s management and the unions, the students’ leaders appealed for peaceful and quick resolution of the matter while also appealing specifically to the union leaders to grant them audience over the matter. In the interviews with THE IMPACT crew, they also denied allegations  that they have been bought over and turned into  the Management’s…

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