Party Supremacy, Leadership Qualities Take Centre Stage At APC Seminar In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Issues relating to party supremacy within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu Local Government Area and good leadership took the centre-stage at the 3-Day Seminar/Conference which started in Ikorodu on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The seminar , which is being  organized by the Hon. Wasiu Adesina led Ikorodu Local government, is being held at Ai Royal Hotel, Aga in Ikorodu and will run between Wednesday and Friday, November 8, 2019. The theme of the seminar is , “Party Supremacy For Wards/LGAs Executives ln Ikorodu Local Government”. Hon.…

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Sanwo-Olu’s Appointments: Ikorodu Division Deserves More Recognition, Says Justice Forum

Kunle ADELABU If the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babjide Sanwo-Olu  and the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State thought that Ikorodu Division has accepted what came its way in terms of appointment into the current cabinet of the state, then they need to have a rethink and observe the reactions from the division closely. The issue came to the front burner during a meeting of the Justice Forum (JF), one of the main caucus within APC in Lagos State,  in Ikorodu on Monday, September  16, 2019,…

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Ikorodu LG Will support Any Agenda To Promote Yorubas’ Interest – Hon. Adeshina

Kunle ADELABU Hon. Wasiu Adeshina, Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government , has stated that his administration will always support any agenda in the interest of the Yorubas in the Southwest, Nigeria. He stated this when a group , Yoruba Presidential Agenda, paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat along Beach road , during the week. The National Coordinator of the group, Comrade Taiwo Ajayi, while stating that the group was visiting Ikorodu Local government first out of the five selected to visit in Lagos…

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Sanwo-Olu’s Cabinet Composition: A Blessing Or Curse For Ikorodu Division?

Kunle ADELABU The outpouring of satisfaction and excitement during the last general elections when many political figures from Ikorodu division played prominent roles in the campaign and election of the incumbent governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, may have turned sour following the reactions that followed the composition of the State’s Executive Cabinet. The inclusion of young political figures like Hon. Babajimi Benson, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade (though, THE IMPACT gathered that he excused himself), Mr Toyin Gafaar Bolowotan, Mr Bayo Ajisebutu, Comrade Sesan…

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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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