Ikorodu FA Releases New Fixtures As 2021 League Season Now To Commence Saturday 23

Kunle Adelabu A new date and fixtures have been announced for the commencement of the 2021Ikorodu Divisional Football League. According to the Chairman, Ikorodu Divisional Football Association (IDFA), Alhaji Luqman Shonibare, the league will now commence on Saturday, January 23. THE IMPACT authoritatively gathered that the league was unable to commence on January 15, 2020, as announced last week due to logisticproblems. Speaking with our reporter, the IDFA Chairman informed THE IMPACT that the issues have been resolved and the league will be starting this weekend. According to the new…

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Ikorodu NYCN Coordinators Charge Council Chairmen On Security

Wale Jagun -Plan summit to tackle divisional security situation As a response to the security changes facing Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, Coordinators of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in the six Local Government (LG) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu division have charged Council Chairmen to adequately fund security and secure the lives of residents. The Coordinators met at the Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Secretariat at an emergency meeting on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021, to discuss the state of security and other issues affecting youth development…

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We Are Working Towards Fixing Akin Ogunlewe Road, Drainage Construction, Relocating Transporters In Igbogbo – Council Chairman Reacts To CIIDU’s Letter

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Builder Sesan Daini, has stated that the council is working towards the construction of the Ogunlewe road to ease movement of vehicles within the community. He also stated that his administration is looking into the possibility of relocating transporters from where Igbogbo garage is presently located on Awolowo Way close to the council secretariat to another location. These among others were contained in the Chairman’s response to an appeal by a community –based group, Community Initiatives of Igbogbo Development…

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COVID – 19: Lagos Discussing With Vaccine Manufacturers

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed that the Lagos State Government has opened discussions with some vaccine manufacturers to ensure that they are made available for the residents of the state. He also charged Lagosians on the need to begin to learn to live and act responsibly, in order to augment the government’s efforts and previous success of flattening the curve. This was contained in a release by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on the update on COVID-19 on Tuesday, January 19,…

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Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Gets 18 New Laws 18 Years After Creation

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, Hon. Sesan Daini, has signed 18 bills into bye – laws, making them the first set of laws made by the council 18 years after its creation. The laws, titled, ‘Ikorodu Local Government, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area 2020 Bye – Laws”, was assented to by the Chairman at a presentation held at the council Secretariat on Thursday, January 14, 2020. The Legislative arm of the council, led by the Council…

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Again, Onyabo Commander, Akogun Labinjo Honored With Gallantry Award

Wale Jagun It was yet another honour for  the Onyabo Vigilance Group Commander, Akogun Lanre Labinjo, as he was given yet another gallantry award by a Social Club, Egbe Gbogeniyi ( Beauty Club), lkorodu, in recognition of his efforts in sanitising and ridding lkorodu community of criminal elements. The‘Outstanding Gallantry’ award was presented to Labinjo who is also the Akogun of Batoro Kingdom, at a special event organized by the social club in Ikorodu on Sunday, January 17, 2021. According to the club, Akogun Labinjo was honoured in recognition of…

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Lagos To Auction 88 Impounded Vehicles Wednesday

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has set Wednesday, January 20, 2021, for the auctioning of the 88 impounded vehicles for contravening the One-Way Traffic Law. The agency has been granted an order by a Lagos State Mobile Court which ruled that the seized vehicles must be forfeited to the government. CSP Shola Jejeloye, Chairman of the agency, disclosed that the public auction of the 88 vehicles impounded by the enforcement team of the Agency in different parts of the State, would hold in line with COVID-19…

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COVID – 19: Lagos Charges Traditional Rulers, Councils, Community Associations To Embark On Awareness

In its attempts to curtail the second wave of the COVID – 19 that is still ravaging the world, the Lagos State Government has implored traditional institutions, Councils and Community associations across the state to resume the sensitisation campaign on health precautions as the rate of infections increases. The Commissioner for Local Government & Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed, made the charge at a stakeholders’ meeting with the State Council of Obas and Chiefs, Chairmen of Local Government/Local Council Development Areas and members and executives of Lagos State Development Advisory…

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Ikorodu Councilors Support Onyabo, Pledge More Council Engagements

Kunle Adelabu The seven elected ward Councilors in lkorodu Local Government, led by the Council Leader, Hon. Issa Ayobami Salma representing Ward G (Agura/Gberigbe),  last week, visited the headquarters of the Onyabo Vigilance Group to identify with the local security outfit. The team, which also comprised of Hon. Adebowale Adebola (Deputy Leader) re[resenting Ward E, Hon. Omotayo Awolesi (Majority Leader) representing Ward C, Hon. Shokunbi Toheeb (Chief Whip) representing Ward F,  Hon. Gbenga Awobajo (Member) Ward A, Hon. Olorunwa ‘Gino’ Oshodi (Member) Ward A and Hon. Banwo Alade Azeez (Member)…

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Ikorodu Security: Onyabo, Council Chairman Exchange Words On Funding, Support

Kunle Adelabu -Economic activities resume as security group arrest two notorious cultists -Onyabo not getting necessary support, Onyabo leader alleges. -We are planning joint taskforce to deal with cultism menace – Ikorodu LG Chairman There was no love lost between the Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Hon. Wasiu Adesina, and the Deputy Commander of the Onyabo Vigilance Group, Akogun Lanre Olabinjo, as both have exchanged words on the security situation in Ikorodu, which has been worsened by the reckless killings by cultists in the last few weeks. The vigilance group…

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