iCare Lecture Series Designed For Youths, Ikorodu Developments – Hon. Benson, Others

Kunle Adelabu Organisers of the iCare Lecture Series have stated that the annual training is aimed at developing Ikorodu Division with ideas that will help her develop to her capacity by bringing residents together for training and discussing developmental issues. The second edition of the Lecture Series kicked off at the Regal Hall, Olu-Odo, Igbogbo in Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, on Monday, January 27, 2020. The opening of the 2-day lecture is themed, “Community First Initiative: A Selfless Service’. The lawmaker representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the…

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Second iCare Lecture Series To Hold Between January 27, 28

Kunle Adelabu The second edition of the iCare lecture series, being sponsored by the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency and Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Defense, Hon. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, will hold this January. The two-day event is slated to hold between Monday, January 27 and Tuesday, 28, 2020, at the Regal Hall, Olu-Odo in Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. According to the organisers, registration for the 2020 lecture series has commenced and interested participants have been directed…

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Councilors Lock-Out Ikorodu West LCDA’s Chairman Over Lack of Performance

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun -Accuse her of not doing any project, refused to pay councilors’ entitlements among other allegations The Councilors of the Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), led by the Council Leader, Hon. Wasiu Olomu , on Monday, January 20,2020, locked out the Council Chairman, Hon. (Princess) Jumoke Jimbo-Ademehin, for lack of performance. THE IMPACT also gathered that the Council legislators are also unhappy with the chairman due to her failure to pay their entitlements. According to report, the legislators have been having issues with Hon.…

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Hon. Benson Sensitises Constituents, Global Investors On Ikorodu Business Potentials

Kunle Adelabu -As three multi-national companies set to commence operations The representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives and Chairman, House Committee on Defense, Hon. Babajiimi Adegoke Benson, has stated that there are huge investment potentials in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. He made statement while sensitizing residents of the Division and investors globally on why they should invest in Ikorodu which is connected by three Trunk A road – Ikorodu –Lagos, Ikorodu –Sagamu and Ikorodu – Itoikin/Ijebu-Ode highways. Hon. Benson also revealed the…

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Lagos Assembly Calls For Harmonisation Packages For Political Office Holders In LGs, LCDAs

Wale Jagun Lagos State House of Assembly has called on the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs to ensure that Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas political office holders’ remuneration and other welfare packages are realised in line with the realities of their revenues and capabilities. This is sequel to the recommendations of the 9-Man Ad hoc Committee comprising of 3 representatives each of Council Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and Council Leaders to look into various complaints bothering on remuneration and other welfare issues raised by political office holders.…

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Lagos Assembly Confirms Governor’s Cabinet, Commissions Nominees

Wale Jagun Lagos State House of Assembly has confirmed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Nominees list for members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission; Lagos State Executive Council; and Civil Service Commission at the Plenary Session on Thursday. It would be recalled that the House had invited the nominees’ to appear before the Assembly today after adoption of the 8-Man Ad Hoc Committee report Chaired by the Chief Whip, Hon. Rotimi Abiru. The Committee screened the nominees to determine their readiness and competence while documents like curriculum vitae, medical…

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Hon. Benson Renews Mandate With Constituents

Jare Olukotun The Representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, has assured his constituents that he will be rededicating himself to serving them better in the New Year. In a release signed by the second term lawmaker titled, ‘Vision 2020: Wishes To Realities’, he also urged residents to always see the bigger picture rather than thinking about immediate obstacles, challenges and setbacks. His message read thus: “Every year comes with lots of expectations, desires, and wishes which require personal sacrifices, perseverance and…

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Lagos Assembly Passes 2020 Budget

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2020 Appropriation Bill of N1.168 trillion. The budget passage followed the presentation of a report by the joint committee of the House on Appropriation and Finance on by the Chairman of the House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, Gbolahan Yishawu. The budget was passed on Monday through a voice vote supervised by the Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa. The lawmakers had earlier approved the 78 amendments in the appropriation bill recommended by the joint committees of the House.…

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Ikorodu Representative Trains, Empowers 100 Youths

Kunle Adelabu About 100 unemployed and emerging entrepreneurial youths across the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division have been trained and empowered to be good entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurship training programme, which was organized by the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Person in conjunction with Royal Consult Limited, was facilitated by the member of the Federal House of Representatives representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Defense, Hon. Babaimi Adegoke Benson. At the end of the 3-day training, which…

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500 Ikorodu Constituents Get iCare’s Food Ration For December

Wale Jagun Hon. Babajimi Benson, the Chairman of the Defense Committee, House of Representatives and Ikorodu Federal Constituency representative, has wished Ikorodu constituents happy Christmas celebration with the distribution of his popular monthly ‘Apo-Anu’ (Bag of Mercy) to another 500 beneficiaries on Saturday, December  14,2019, in Ikorodu. The distribution took place at his Ikorodu Federal Constituency office situated along Ipakodo-Igbogbo road. Speaking at the brief ceremony, Hon. Benson stated: “You are all welcome to this month’s edition of our ‘Apo Anu’ distribution. As the Christmas is getting nearer, I wish…

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