Financial Autonomy: Buhari’s Best Sallah Gift To Legislature – Obasa

The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has described the approval of financial autonomy granted state legislatures by President Muhammadu Buhari as the best Sallah gift. The chairman of the Conference of Speakers, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, said this in a statement released on Saturday adding that the body was excited over action of the President. Buhari had on Friday evening signed an executive order granting financial autonomy to state legislatures and judiciaries months after Speaker Obasa led a team of his colleagues on a visit to the…

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iCare Monthly Food Distribution: 1,000 Families To Benefit From Special Eid Fitri Edition

Wale Jagun iCare  Foundation, the initiative of the member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Babajimi Benson, would be distributing food items to 1,000 vulnerable families in Ikorodu Federal Constituency for the month of May, courtesy of its Foodbank. The iCare Foodbank, which has been existing for about four years and distributing food items to at least five hundred families across Ikorodu division on monthly basis, would be staging a special edition of the food distribution for this month to celebrate the Eid-il Fitri festival which marks the end…

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Mile 12 Traffic: Bad Portion Will Soon Be Fixed – LASG

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Government has assured residents of Ikorodu Local Government and other road users of Ikorodu – Mile 12 road that have been facing hardship due to the bad portion of the road at the Mile 12 section that their dally warries would soon be over. The government stated that the damaged portion has been captioned for rehabilitation and will be rectified soon. This assurance came from the Deputy Governor of the State who is also incharge of the Ministry of Works, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, who was…

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Lagos Assembly Passes Amended Safety Corps Bill

Wale Jagun Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday after the third reading passed “A bill for a law to amend Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency Law, 2019” The bill was passed earlier this year to give a legal backing to the Southwest Security System, ‘Amoyekun’ in the state. After the amendments, the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, directed Mr. Azeez Sanni, the Clerk of the House to forward a clean copy of the Bill to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his assent.

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Lagos Assembly Seeks Separate Accounts for Coronavirus Donations

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have called for a separate account for donation funds made towards COVID-19 in the State. They also unanimously agreed that the Amotekun Corps Commander be properly scrutinized by the House after the appointment by the Governor. A statement released by the House said that the issues were discussed at the Committee of the Whole on Thursday during the presentation of the observations on Corona-virus Pandemic Emergency Law, 2020 and the Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency Law, 2020 sent to the House from the…

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Hon. Solaja: COVID – 19 Relief, Ramadan Packages To Be Distributed Street – By – Street To Reach Targets

Kunle Adelabu Hon. Nurudeen Solaja, the member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ikorodu Constituency II, on Thursday, April 30, 2020, commenced the second phase of the distribution of his COVID-19 lockdown relief materials as well as Ramadan packages to his constituents. The lawmaker, who is the Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Public Accounts, speaking with selected media houses on Thursday (yesterday) at his residence where the food items were packed for distribution to 7000 residents who cut across the three towns in his Constituency namely- Imota,…

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Ramadan Message : Apply Good Conscience To The Power That You Hold – Lagos Majority Leader Charges Those In Authority

Kunle Adelabu -Reaching out to constituents with special  Ramadan, LASG  relief packages The Ramadan message from the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Bolanle Oyeniran Agunbiade, that those wielding power should exercise it with good conscience is not only coming from somebody who understands what power is but a ranking lawmaking officer who also wields same. Hon. Agunbiade, who is a four-term lawmaker and the only politician in the annals of Ikorodu Division history to have sought and got the mandate of his people on…

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COVID – 19 Intervention: We Are Targeting 7,000 Constituents ln The Second Round Of Our Palliative Measure – Hon. Solaja

Kunle Adelabu The lawmaker representing the Ikorodu Constituency II, Hon. Nurudeen Saka Solaja, has revealed that he is planning to provide palliative support for additional 7,000 constituents as part of the efforts to cushion the effects of the prolonged COVID – 19 lockdown. Hon. Solaja revealed this to THE IMPACT in an interview while reviewing the lockdown directive put in place to contain the spread of the deadly virus. He also called for the inclusion of lawmakers in various constituencies across the state in the distribution of stimulus packages for…

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N30Million COVID – 19 Relief Donation: Are We Not Part Of Your Electorates? – Ikorodu Youths Ask Sen. Osinowo

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun -Less than half of the released sum shared among councils No doubt, the sufferings caused by the ongoing lockdown issued by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 have cut across all classes of people as the lockdown continue to bite harder on the citizenry, especially due to the additional two weeks extension. The prolonged shutdown of the economic and social activities has affected many people across the country, including old and young, working, none -working, upper, middle and lower classes, while those in…

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COVID – 19 Relief Packs: 10, 000 Residents Benefit From iCare Foodbank 3rd Phase Distribution

Kunle Adelabu 10, 000 residents across Ikorodu division have been lined up to benefit from the 3rd Phase of the iCare Foundation Food bank’s food palliatives for the vulnerable people to cushion the effects of the extended lockdown aimed at containing the spread of COVID – 19. The iCare Foundation foodbank, a laudable initiative of Honourable Babajimi Benson, the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Abuja, had reached out to women and other residents across Ikorodu division through the Community Development Associations (CDAs) and…

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