Sanwo-Olu Picks Olusanya, Bello, 23 Others For Commissioners, Advisers

Kunle ADELABU Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday sent 25 persons nominated for commissioners and special advisers to the Lagos State House of Assembly. Among the names on the list were Ms Ruth Bisola Olusanya, the daughter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos East Vice Chairman and former Lagos Commissioner, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya and Mr Tunji Bello, former Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello. A statement by the Governor’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, said Sanwo-Olu carefully picked the nominees based on their cognate experience…

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Sanwo-Olu’s Cabinet: Those Who May Be Considered From Ikorodu Division After Bolowotan

Kunle ADELABU & Wale JAGUN Following the appointment of Mr Toyin Gafaar Bolowotan, whose appointment as the Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been described as a round peg in a round hole, people of Ikorodu division are expecting more of their own to be selected for political appointments. According to feelers, Ikorodu leaders and residents are expecting improvement on the number of political appointments that come to the division in the current administration based on its performance in the last…

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Ogunlewe Dumps PDP For APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the former Minister of Works confirmed the development in an interview on Friday He was reacting to the recent defection of his son, Moyosore from the PDP to the APC. Moyosore contested for a place in the Lagos State House of Assembly on the platform of the PDP but lost and soon after, announced his resignation from the PDP.…

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Sanwo-Olu Is A Good Choice – Lagos APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has re-assured residents of the state that they made the right decision by voting Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as governor. The party spoke through Chief Sunny Ajose, its Deputy Chairman, at an ”Appreciation Dinner” held on Saturday night to thank the residents for voting Sanwo-Olu and his running mate, Dr Obafemi Hamzat to steer affairs of the state. The dinner was organised by some chieftains of the party including Mr Hakeem Fahm and Mr Dele Alake, a former Commissioner of Information…

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I Won’t Challenge Result of Lagos Governorship Poll–ADP Candidate

Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, the Lagos State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADC) says he will not contest the outcome of the governorship election in the state but prepare for the next election. PM NEWS reports that the Ikorodu-born politician and real estate mogul, told newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos that his decision was rooted in him having no confidence in the electoral system. Gbadamosi contested the March 9, 2019 Governorship election on the platform of the opposition party, ADP He said: “My decision is to wait and contest…

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Lagos APC Won’t Dabble Into Choice of Speaker for Assembly

The Chairman of the Lagos Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Tunde Balogun, says the choice of Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly for ninth assembly remains a business of the 40 members-elect. Balogun disclosed this to newsmen after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presented certificates of return to the members-elect on Friday, at the commission’s office, Sabo-Yaba. Answering a question on whether the party would interfere in the selection of the Speaker for the 9th Assembly, Balogun said: “The regular thing to do is…

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Ikorodu Youths Parley APC State Vice Chairman, Demand Political Appointments, Service Promotion

Kunle ADELABU Youths in the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, under the aegis of Ikorodu Division Youths Movement (IDYM), are demanding for consideration for political appointments in the administration of the incoming governor of the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The youths are also demanding that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the division should facilitate promotion for those of them in the service of the Lagos State Government. They made the demands at a parley with the…

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Political Appointments: Politicians, Others Jostle For Appointments, Elevations As Apex Leaders Call For Interests

Kunle ADELABU If the indications coming from the Apex leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu is anything to go by, Ikorodu people are in for another intense politicking usually characterized by jostling for political appointments. THE IMPACT gathered that the APC Apex leaders in Ikorodu Division under the leadership of the former Deputy Governor, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye, at its meeting held at the Solomade house of the former Deputy Governor, on Friday, March 22, 2019, has declared the jostling for political appointments open for interested parties. The…

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Osinowo, Tinubu, Solomon To Get Certificates Of Return On Thursday

-House of Representatives members-elect too Kunle ADELABU Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has invited the three Senators-elect in Lagos State; Sen. Bayo Osinowo, Sen. Remi Tinubu and Sen. Adeola Solomon,  during the February 23 National Assembly election to represent Lagos East, Central and West Senatorial Districts respectively, alongside  98 others across the country to collect their Certificates of Return. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on yesterday (Monday 11) reported that the  Commission will on Thursday, March 14, in Abuja present all the senators-elect with certificates of return while it has…

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Opposition Should Join Hands With Us In Moving Ikorodu, Lagos Forward – Ikorodu APC Chairman

The Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Ikorodu Local Government, Alhaji Taiwo Longe, spoke with THE IMPACT shortly after the declaration of APC candidates as winners of the March 9 Governorship /State Assembly elections. He called on the party members to continue to be loyal to the party and urged the opposition to join hands with them in moving Ikorodu division and Lagos State forward. Excerpts: IMPACT: As the APC Chairman in Ikorodu, what is your view regarding the re-election of Hon. Agunbiade? Longe: I am the happiest person today because…

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