Five Years After Oba Oyefusi’s Demise, Foundation Commissions Secretariat, Continues Humanitarian Services

Kunle ADELABU The exemplary gestures of the immediate past Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Late Oba (DR) Salaudeen Afolabi Adekoya Oyefusi, CON, in impacting positively on the people and reaching out to those in needs have continued five years after he  joined his ancestors. The foundation, in marking the fifth anniversary of the monarch’s exit, commissioned a secretariat located within the Royal Castle of Mercy residence of the former king located on Oba Oyefusi Avenue, Lowa, Ikorodu, on Friday, August 2, 2019. The Secretariat, which has an office for…

Read More

2019 Asa Festival Will Resonate, Propagate Cultural Values In Ikorodu Division – Hon. Agunbiade

Wale JAGUN Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Founder/Scout Master, IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation and the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, has assured the traditional rulers, stakeholders and other residents of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, that this year’s Asa festival will permanently place the cultural values of the division on global tourism map. The lawmaker, who has been representing the people of Ikorodu Constituency II since 2007 at the State House of Assembly, made this assurance in an interview with THE IMPACT during the unveiling…

Read More

Ikorodu LG’s NULGE Election: Mabodu, Odunayo Groups Set For Epic Battle As Reconciliation Moves Failed

Kunle ADELABU The stage is set for an epic battle between the two groups vying for the control of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ikorodu Local Government branch. The two groups are vying for the 17 union executive positions in the election that is scheduled to hold at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat hall today. THE IMPACT gathered that the election has divided the council staff members along two divides in an attempt to wrestle control of the union . It was gathered that while candidates would…

Read More

How Lagos Will Achieve Universal Health Coverage By Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to strengthening public health research and boosting the capacity of healthcare workers towards achieving the Item 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, spoke at the yearly symposium of the African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) where he assured the audience of his administration’s willingness to pursue actions and policy frameworks that’ll help the state improve on universal health coverage indices. The week-long event with the theme: “Strengthening Health Research Education and Service Delivery for…

Read More

Oriwu College Sets To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Wale JAGUN The premier college in Ikorodu division, Oriwu College, is set to celebrate its diamond jubilee anniversary of its existence. The school, which was founded on May 29, 1949, has produced many individuals with state, national and international status and who have contributed to the social, economic and political developments of the country and humanity in general. The anniversary is being driven by the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN), the umbrella body of the ex-students of the school. According to a release by Chief M. Labi…

Read More

Hon. Adeshina Marks 2 Years With Empowerment Schemes

Kunle ADELABU -Gives account of stewardship in the last two years, states plans for next two years The Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Hon. Wasiu Adedeji Adesina, on Tuesday (today), marked his second year in office with empowerment schemes for party members, market men and women and other residents. At the well-attended ceremony, which was held at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat, 12 party men and women that have contributed immensely to the development of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu were given one acre of land with each…

Read More

Suspected Fake Lawyer, Charles Nwadiani Arraigned In Ikorodu, Granted Bail

Kunle ADELABU A suspected fake lawyer, Mr  Charles Ikechukwu Nwadiani , was, on Monday, August 5, 2019, arraigned before the Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ikorodu Judicial Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The suspect, who appeared confident, was brought to Court in a black pathfinder jeep with registration number APP 206 BD, by the Investigation Police Officer (IPO), Supl. Owolabi Kayode, and armed policemen. Charles was arraigned before the Chief Magistrate, His Honour F.A Azeez  (Mrs). He was arrested around 4pm at Ibeshe on Saturday, August 3, 2019, and…

Read More

Oba Shotobi Mini-Marathon’s Organisers Extend Route To 10Km, Announce Progresses

Kunle ADELABU -Release time-table for 2019 edition Youth athletes from secondary schools across the six Local government and Local Government Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, are expected to cover 10km in this year’s edition of the annual Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini-Marathon. According to the Chairman, Planning Committee of the race, Mr Akeem Bello, this year’s edition, which is the fifth in the series,  is tagged, “Marathon of Grace”. The annual event is being sponsored by the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of…

Read More

Lagos Begins Sales Of Lake Rice For Eid Celebration

The Lagos State Government has commenced the sales of Lake Rice at various outlets across the State in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya disclosed that Lake Rice is available for sale at sales centres across the State including the Agricultural Development Authority Complex, Oko-Oba; Lagos State Agriculture Inputs Supply Authority (LAISA), Ojo and the Blue Roof at LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja. Onasanya also outlined other centres where the products are obtainable such as Temu Farm Service Center, Epe; Odogunyan Farm…

Read More

Photo News: 5th Year Remembrance of Oba Salaudeen Afolabi Adekoya Oyefusi, CON, former Ayangbure of Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU The widow of the immediate past Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Olori Muyibat Oyefusi, children, families and other eminent individuals on Friday gathered to remember and further immortalise the late revered monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Salaudeen Afolabi Adekoya Oyefusi, CON, former Ayangbure of Ikorodu To commemorate the remembrance anniversary, the Oba (Dr) Salaudeen Afolabi Adekoya Oyefusi Foundation’s secretariat situated within the Royal Castle of Mercy of the late Oba at Lowa, Ikorodu, was commissioned by the former Governorship candidate and Chairman, Amen Estate, Mr Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi. There was…

Read More