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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Interviews: Rector Aggravated Renewed Crisis, He, Management Staff Members, Governing Council Members Must Go – Unions’ Leaders

Leaders of the protesting unions of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, during their protest at the 3rd gate of the institution, Ikorodu main campus, took out time to grant interviews to THE IMPACT on the protracted crisis that has engulfed the institution. In the interviews with Kunle ADELABU, Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief, THE IMPACT, they alleged that the Rector of the institution, Mr Samuel Sogunro, caused the renewed crisis which led to the shutting down of the campus completely and thereby, called for the sack of the Rector, the management team and the…

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Adijat’s Killing Can Never Be Swept Under The Carpet – Representative of Ayangbure of Ikorodu

Otunba Ayodele Elesho,  the former Commissioner of Information, Lagos State and the Agbaakin of Ikorodu Kingdom, led other representatives of the Ayangbure of Ikorodu to pay a condolence visit to the mother of Adijat who was killed by police stray bullet at Adamo. Our reporter had a brief interview session with him after a parley between the family of the deceased, Deputy Commissioner of Police, SCIID, Hon. Agunbiade, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu Chapter, and stakeholders in Akaun community. MPACT: Sir, can you please introduce yourself? Otunba Elesho: I am…

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Imota DPO Ordered Police Officers To Open Fire On Those That Assisted Me In Taking The Remains of My Daughter To The Station – Late Adijat’s Mother

Mrs Janet Anifowoshe, mother of late Adijat Sikiru in this short interview with Kunle ADELABU, the Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief of THE IMPACT, bore her mind on the events that led to the unfortunate death of her 17 years old girl, Adijat Sikiru, on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Adamo. She alleged that the police officers at the Imota Police Station opened fire on the people that followed her to the station and other protesters. Excerpts: IMPACT: Please, do accept our condolences. Can you please tell us how  the unfortunate incident that led…

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We Are Going To Provide Legal Support And Seek For Compensation For Adijat’s Family – NBA Chairman, Ikorodu Branch

Kunle ADELABU, the Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief of THE IMPACT Newspaper engaged Barrister Bayo Akinlade, Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu branch in a brief interview after a parley between the family of the deceased, Deputy Commissioner of Police, SCIID, Hon. Agunbiade, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu Chapter, and stakeholders in Akaun community. He spoke on the intervention of the body in the getting justice and compensation for the family of  Adijat Sikiru, victim of the police spray bullets in Ikorodu. Excerpts: IMPACT: For the record, can you please introduce yourself? NBA Chairman:…

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Police Need To Start Doing Drug And Alcoholic Tests For Police Officers Issued With Guns –Eyewitness Of Adijat’s Killing

Mr Heritage, Publisher of the Heritage Magazine, was an eye witness of the unfortunate incident that led to the death of a 17 years old girl, Adijat Sikiru, on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Adamo. In this short interview with Kunle ADELABU, the Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief of THE IMPACT, Heritage bore his mind on how he tried to caution the accused officer from shooting, how he dissuaded the people from running after him after he had allegedly fired the shot that killed Adijat and his perception on various interventions. Excerpts: IMPACT: As…

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