Ikorodu Loses Former Council Chairman, Alhaji Anipole

Kunle ADELABU -Residents pay tributes The Ikorodu Local Government has lost her immediate past chairman, Alhaji Sherif Adisa Anipole. He died at his residence, 26,Kokoro-Abu Street,  Ikorodu, around 7am on Saturday, February 23, and was buried in the evening of the same day according to the Islamic rites. A close ally of the deceased told THE IMPACT that the former chairman died after a protracted illness. He was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress APC) in Ikorodu. Late Anipole was the Chairman of Ikorodu local government between 2011 and…

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Adeboruwa, Lagos Majority Leader, Others Mourn LASTMA Controller, Giwa

Kunle ADELABU Tributes have continued to pour in for the late Lagos Central Area Comptroller, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Alhaja Lateefat Olaitan Giwa, who slumped and died while leaving her Lucky Fibre home in Ikorodu for office in the early hours of Thursday, November 1, 2018.   The late officer, who died at the age of 48 years, was said to be preparing for her daughter’s wedding in few weeks time.   Late Giwa joined the service of the Lagos State Government as a Scientific Officer II in…

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Veteran Photo Journalist, Pa Oyejola Goes Home

Kunle ADELABU The league of veteran journalists in Ikorodu has further been depleted with the passage of Pa (Chief) Ayodele Olanrewaju Oyejola, Jpil, at the age of 90 years.   The Octogenarian died in August, 2018 and was buried on Friday, October 19, 2018, after a burial service at The African Church Bethel Cathedral, Aga in Ikorodu.   He worked at the Amalgamated Press of Nigeria, publisher of Daily Service and Nigeria Tribune between 1956 and 1958 as a Press Photographer. He also worked at the National Press of Nigeria,…

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Veteran Politician, Asiwaju Adeyemi, Dies At 75

Kunle ADELABU Asiwaju Segun Adeyemi, popularly called ‘Wake-up’ by his teeming admirers, has died at the age of 75.   He was the Asiwaju of Bayeku town in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. Late Adeyemi with others defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into the All Progressives Congress (APC) with thousands of their supporters in 2014.   According to the report gathered by THE IMPACT, the late political war horse and community leader, succumbed to death late Friday (yesterday) night.  …

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Tears, Tribute As Deji Tinubu Makes Final Journey Home

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, his counterpart in Ogun, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and wife of Nigeria’s Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo on Tuesday led thousands of friends, family members, colleagues and well wishers‎ to pay last respect to late Deji Tinubu who passed on last Thursday, January 25, 2018.   At a well attended lying in state and funeral service held at the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Victoria Island, Lagos, tributes, eulogies and tears poured in freely for Tinubu, who until his demise was the Special Adviser to Governor…

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