Commissioner For Youth, Social Development To Oversee Sports Commission

Wale JAGUN Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that the Commissioner for Youth and Social Development in the state, Mr Segun Dawodu, should, henceforth, oversee the affairs of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC). He said that the leadership of the commission must now report to him through the Commissioner. A circular issued by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola , states that the governor has approved that Dawodu should henceforth perform supervisory responsibility over the Lagos State Sports Commission. The circular, dated 10th October, 2019, states that…

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Lagos Assembly Releases List Of Committees’ Chairmen

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday announced the release of committees’ chairmen. Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa made the announcement at the plenary. Below is the full list of Committees and their Chairmen Selection Committee – Rt. Hon. Speaker Ethics/Protocol Privileges – Hon. Lateef Abiru House Services – Hon. Tijani Public Account State – Hon. Moshood Oshun Public Account Local – Hon. Fatai Mojeed Agriculture – Hon. Kehinde Joseph Economic Planning/Budget – Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu Education – Hon. Yinka Ogundimu Science & Technology – Hon.…

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Photo News: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Receives Overall Best Teacher And Best School Administrator In Nigeria At Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja On Monday, October 14, 2019.

It was another day of honour on Monday for Mrs. Iyabo Elusakin of Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu, who emerged as the Overall Best Teacher in Nigeria as the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu hosted her at the State House, Ikeja. Also honoured was Mr. Pius Bababo of Government Junior College, Ketu, who emerged as the Best School Administrator in Nigeria.

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Sanwo-Olu Declares State Of Emergency On Lagos Roads

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday at the Lagos House Marina, ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow). The Governor’s directive followed the conclusion of his series of meetings with eight multi-national engineering firms, which began a few weeks back. After his final meeting with the contractors on Sunday, which lasted for about three hours, Sanwo-Olu declared the commencement of major construction work on…

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Hon. Benson, Ikorodu Residents Defy Heavy Rainfall To Share ‘Apo Anu’

Kunle ADELABU The lawmaker representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Hon. Babajimi Benson, and members of his group, iCare foundation, yesterday (Saturday) defied the heavy downpour in the early hours of the day to share the monthly food ratio tagged, ‘Apo-Anu’, to hundreds of residents in Ikorodu division. Also at the constituency office of the lawmaker to show support for the programme were Hon. Adeola Banjo, Chairman, Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area, Alhaji Rilwan Jinadu, former Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Ikorodu Local Government, Comrade Fakolade Oluwafemi, Chairman, Nigeria Union…

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Former Commissioner, Wale Oluwo Denies Lagos Assembly’s Invitation

Wale JAGUN Wale Oluwo, Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources in Lagos State under the immediate past governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has denied receiving any invitation from the state House of Assembly. THE IMPACT , last week,  reported that Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos Assembly , had directed that the Clerk of the House should invite the ex-governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and four of his commissioners – Mr Kazeem Adeniji (Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice), Olusegun Banjo (Commissioner for Budget), Akinyemi Ashade (Commissioner for Finance),…

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Lagos Ready To Host U-20 Women’s World Cup – Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Our reporter Lagos State is ready to host participants and visitors coming for Under-20 Women World Cup that will be hosted by Nigeria in 2020, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu assured on Saturday. The Governor said that the State has started to put all facilities required to host the tournament in place ahead of its take off, noting that Lagos would do all within its capacity to give participants a comfort and make their experience rewarding. Sanwo-Olu spoke on Saturday while on inspection of the sporting facilities at the National Stadium in…

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Photo News: NUT Honours Hon. Benson With Medal

Wale JAGUN NUT Ikorodu Branch, today presented a Medal to Hon Babajimi Benson Member MHR on behalf of the entire teachers of Ikorodu. The Presentation which was done by Comrade Fakolade Oluwafemi  Oluwaseun (JP), Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ikorodu branch at the lawmaker’s constituency office in Ikorodu, was in recognition of the lawmaker’s support for the branch. At the brief presentation ceremony were Alhaja Ogunniyi Abiodun, Principal, Oriwu Senior Model College Ikorodu, Comrade Giwa Basirat, NUT Deputy Chairman and Comrade Usman Ibrahim,  NUT Publicity Secretary.  

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Photo News: Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding In Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU Motorists and other road users had another agonising day on roads across Ikorodu Division as heavy rains flooded most of the major roads and streets. Many vehicles and motorcycles were seen trapped in some areas visited by our reporter especially the Ipakodo-Igbogbo road and Odofin Street in Igbogbo as motorists find it hard to drive through the flood. Our reporter also gathered that residents experienced same thing in Odogunyan, Ijede, Ikorodu garage roundabout, Isawo road and Onisgida-Sabo road among other areas in Ikorodu Division that were badly affected.

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LASG Inaugurates Transition Committee For Youth Council

Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Segun Dawodu has inaugurated a Transition Committee for the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Lagos State Branch and enjoined leaders of the Council to reflect a spirit of altruism, brotherliness and patriotism. Describing these attributes as a true hallmark of what the State represents, Dawodu charged members of the transition committee to discharge their duties and responsibilities with uttermost sincerity without bias or favour to any party. The Commissioner, who addressed a Press Conference after the inauguration of the seven-man…

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