Ijede, Imota, Oba Ogunlewe Roads Will Be Rehabilitated Soon, Says Hon. Solaja

Jare OLUKOTUN The representative of Ikorodu Constituency II, Hon. Nurudeen Solaja, has assured constituents in Ikorodu division, especially those in Ikorodu Constituency II, that some of the roads that are in deplorable state would be rehabilitated and made motorable soon. He gave the assurance in a press release sent to THE IMPACT titled, “The State Of Our Roads In Ikorodu Constituency II And My Contributions”. The two-term lawmaker stated that he decided to issue the release to the public following ceaseless calls and comments on the social media coupled with…

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State of Roads In Ikorodu Division: I Am Aware Of Your Daily Agonising Experiences – Hon. Agunbiade Tells Ikorodu Residents

Kunle ADELABU -Assures residents of rehabilitation of Itamaga-Ijede, Sekumade road, others -Construction works on abandoned Igbogbo/Igbe, Agric/Owutu roads to start after raining season The Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, has stated that he is not folding his arms concerning the agonizing experiences that residents of Ikorodu division are going through on daily basis on roads in the division. He also stated that he is deeply concerned about the flood ravaging many communities in the division.…

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Lagos Assembly Set Up 16 Man Committee To Screen Commissioner Nominees

Wale JAGUN The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday constituted a 16-man ad hoc committee to screen Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet nominees. The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, while announcing the list of the ad hoc committee members said it would be headed by Hon. Rotimi Abiru, a fourth-term lawmaker, representing Somolu Constituency II. Members of the committee as announced by the Speaker were: Hon. Jimi Mohammed (Ikeja I), Hon. Yinka Ogundimu (Agege II), Hon. Abiodun Tobun (Epe I), Setonji David (Badagry II), Hon. Victor Akande…

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House Defence Chairman: Leaders, Constituents In Ikorodu Pour Encomiums, Prayers On Hon. Benson

Kunle ADELABU & Wale JAGUN Prominent people, youth leaders and other residents in Ikorodu have been pouring encomiums and prayers on the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Babajimi Benson, on his new appointment as Chairman, House Committee on Defence. The well loved lawmaker was among the over 100 chairmen and Vice Chairmen of House Standing Committees, Ad hoc and investigative panels constituted by the leadership of the lower chamber of the 9th National Assembly on Thursday, July 25, 2015 Many of the…

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Speaker Gbajabiamila Appoints Benson, Others Standing Committees Chairmen

Wale JAGUN The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the plenary on Thursday named Chairmen and vice Chairmen of standing committees of the lower chamber of the National Assembly. Also appointed just before the House resolved to proceeded on two month recess were many ad hoc committees. Hon. Babajimi Benson, the Representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency was announced as the Chairman, House Committee on Defence. Other lawmakers announced as committee chairmen and their committees were Hon. Wale Raji, Chairman House Services; Hon. Abdulrazak Namdas, chairman Committee…

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9th Legislative Session: Ikorodu Reps Pledge Better Legislative Services

Kunle ADELABU The representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Oyeniran Agunbiade and the representative of Ikorodu Constituency Ii at the State Assembly, Hon. Nurudeen Saka Solaja, have pledged their commitments to greater services and quality representations to the constituents in Ikorodu division. These assurances were contained in their respective speeches after their inauguration as members of the 9th Legislative Sessions both at…

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9th Lagos Assembly: Obasa Returns As Speaker

Wale JAGUN -Eshinlokun, Agunbiade, others also retain positions The Lagos State House of Assembly has reelected Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa as the Speaker of the 9th Lagos Assembly. He was returned unopposed on Friday by his colleagues as he remained the only nominated candidate at the close of nomination. Obasa was nominated by Hon. Olanrewaju Oshun, Lagos Mainland 2 constituency, seconded by Hon. Oluyinka Ogundimu Agege 1 constituency. Also elected during the proclamation and inauguration of the 9th Assembly on Friday 7th June at the Assembly premises was the Deputy…

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‘Eighth House of Reps Passed Record 352 Bills, 1,413 Motions’

The eighth House of Representatives officially ended yesterday but it scored itself high. The House claimed that it surpassed previous parliaments in discharging its legislative responsibilities. Speaker Yakubu Dogara, at the valedictory session of the House, said the life of the House terminates at midnight on June 9. The outgoing Chairman of Rules and Business Committee, Edward Pwajok, who presented the score card of the eighth House, said many live-touching motions and bills were passed by the lawmakers, including a successful alteration of the Constitution. Besides, the lawmekr said a…

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EDITORIAL: Hon. Agunbiade: The Right Candidate To Lead 9th Lagos Assembly As Speaker

Come Friday, June 7, 2019, the 40 newly elected members of the Lagos State House of Assembly, after their inauguration by His Excellency, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, as lawmakers for the 9th Assembly in the State, will elect their principal officers that will manage the affairs of the House for the next 4 years. As a build up to the D-day, there have been intense politicking, maneuvering, lobbying and horse-trading by members of the House who are interested in the Speakership and other principal positions. Positions…

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Lagos Speakership: Uncertainty Prevails As Ranking Lawmakers Jostle For Number Three Seat In The State

Kunle ADELABU From all indications, the Speakership position of the Lagos State House of Assembly, which is the number three position in the political hierarchy of the state, is up for grab among the ranking lawmakers in the state Assembly. The inauguration of the 9th Assembly is slated for Friday, June 7, 2019. The much coveted position is currently being occupied by Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa (Agege I), who is returning to the House for the fifth term. According to findings, Hon. Obasa, who is the most senior lawmaker in…

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